Drowning suspected as toddler’s cause of death in York County


YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – Drowning is the suspected cause of death for a toddler in York County, according to the coroner’s office.

First responders were called to a home around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon for a reported drowning on Deininger Road in Springettsbury Township.

A 3-year-old was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Around 3:35 p.m., York County Deputy Coroner Jeffri Goodfellow responded to the hospital and pronounced the child dead.

An autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death.

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