Police investigating after 1-year-old drowns in Buckeye

Posted at 1:46 PM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 22:32:46-04

Police are investigating after a 1-year-old died in a drowning incident Tuesday night in Buckeye.

Police responded to a drowning call around 9 p.m. near Interstate 10 and Yuma Road for an unresponsive child found in a bathtub. 

Buckeye Fire Department crews performed life-saving measures once arriving on the scene, where police had already been performing on the boy.

The 1-year-old was airlifted to Phoenix Children’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Buckeye Police Criminal Investigation Division is looking into the incident and the cause of death.