3-year-old boy drowns in Ormond Beach swimming pool

Deputies: Toddler missing for at least 15 minutes before being found in water

By Ashleigh Coran - Executive Producer

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. - An investigation is underway after a 3-year-old boy drowned Tuesday afternoon in a backyard swimming pool in Ormond Beach.

According to Volusia County deputies, David Airhart had been missing for at least 15 minutes before he was found unconscious in the pool at a home on Rodeo Acres Drive.

When paramedics arrived, deputies say the father was trying to resuscitate David.

Paramedics took over the CPR efforts and transported the toddler by ambulance to a medical center, where David was pronounced dead.

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