EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a Vermont toddler in the custody of the state Department for Children and Families was found unconscious in a pool and later died.
Officials say the child was found at his foster family's East Montpelier home late Wednesday morning. First responders stabilized 2½-year-old Alexander James Lowell-Henry before transporting him to a hospital.
Authorities say the child died Wednesday night as he was receiving medical care.
An investigation by state police and DCF is ongoing.