Deputies: Toddler drowns in Deltona backyard swimming pool

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DELTONA, Fla. - Deputies are investigating after a 20-month-old boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool on Ferendina Drive in Deltona Monday night.

Family members called the Volusia County Sheriff's Office around 7:45 p.m. after the toddler was pulled from the pool.

Adults at the home reportedly attempted to perform CPR on the child until emergency units arrived.

The child was taken to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, where he was pronounced dead at 8:32 p.m.

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