A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday after he was pulled from the bottom of a canal behind his family’s Coral Springs home.
Police say the incident happened around 12:30 on the 8500 block of NW 40th Street while the child’s mother was taking a shower.
“When she got out of the shower, she saw the front door was open,” said Lt. Joe McHugh.
The mother found her 2-year-old daughter standing in the canal, but couldn’t see her son.
Neighbors called for help after they heard the woman’s panicked cries.
The children and their mother were taken to the hospital, where the boy died, McHugh said.
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