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Published: Tuesday, 6/26/2012

Boy, 3, found at bottom of pool in Defiance Co.

SHERWOOD, Ohio -- A young boy was pronounced dead after he was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Defiance County Sunday afternoon.

Jayden Mitchell, 3, was discovered in the pool at 10337 Coy Rd. at about 4 p.m. Deputies from the Defiance County Sheriff's office responded to reports of an unresponsive child.

The deputies and rescue personnel attended to the child and transported him to Defiance Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities do not yet know the circumstances surrounding how the boy got into the pool.

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