2-year-old dies in York after wandering from home; found in stormwater tunnel


YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — A two-year-old child died in York Sunday after being found in a stormwater tunnel.

The child wandered away from their home, and the family quickly noticed and reported him missing.

Multiple search and rescue crews started a search for the child, and he was found in a storm water tunnel that runs along East 10th Avenue.

EMT’s on the scene attempted to provide resuscitative efforts, but the child was pronounced dead at York Hospital around 9 p.m. Sunday night.

An autopsy conducted by the York County Coronors officer suggest the injuries are consistant with drowning although the cause and manner of death are pending additional testing.

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