08/31/12 - Aurora, CO: A young toddler was pulled from an apartment complex pond this evening and reportedly drowned from the incident. The boy, who neighbors describe as a 3 year old resident was pulled from one of two ponds in the center of the large apartment complex which is located at 188 S. Sable Blvd. in Aurora. Police located the lifeless child in the pond around 9:30PM and first responders performed CPR on the child in an effort to resuscitate him. He was transported lights-and-siren to Medical Center of Aurora South Campus where he was later pronounced dead. Aurora police detectives and CSI surveyed the scene for clues as to how the toddler ended up in the pond. Distraught family members of the child were met by APD Victim Advocates at the both the scene and hospital as they tried to cope with the tragic news of the drowning. Lens East / LensEast.com
Below, Aurora Police place evidence markers around the pond where the toddler was pulled from around 9:30PM. Photos by Shane Anthony, LensEast.com
APD Officers gather outside of the apartment complex where the incident took place
An adjacent pond displays a signing warning people of danger
An officer surveys the pond
A resident speaks to a CBS4 News Crew and states that she and other residents will pray for the victim and his family. Other neighbors said a near-drowning occurred at the same complex last winter.
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