Autopsy results expected today after child drowns in Toledo hotel pool
TOLEDO, Ohio (WNWO/AP) —
Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a hotel pool during a party to celebrate his birthday.
Jovontai Highsmith Jr. was pronounced dead shortly before 9 p.m. Friday at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
Rescue personnel were called to the pool at the Days Inn on Miami Street around 6 p.m.
Police say Highsmith was swimming in the pool with several other juveniles when Highsmith went underwater.
An autopsy is expected to be completed on Monday.