Toddler drowns in Citrus County canal

INVERNESS, Fla. - A three-year-old reported missing from his Inverness home was discovered in a nearby canal Tuesday.

Citrus County Sheriff's deputies were called to the home on Apopka Dr. after the toddler was reported missing. When deputies got there, three-year-old Tristan Costello had already been pulled from the canal near the home.

Officers began CPR and the boy was transported to Citrus Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies are investigating.

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