Child pulled from pond dies

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis detectives are investigating the death of a child found in a retention pond.

This happened on the city’s south side, at an apartment complex off Meridian Street, just south of Southport Road.

This happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday night at Meridian South Apartments.

Police say the 3-year-old boy was pulled out of the retention pond by his parents. He was taken to Community South Hospital, where he later died.

Officials say the investigation into how the boy drowned is still ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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