Toddler drowns in Delaware County pond

WESTERVILLE, OH (WCMH) — Delaware County deputies are investigating after a 2-year-old child drowned in a Westerville pond.

According to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, at about 6:39pm, Monday, emergency crews were called to the 11000 block of Fancher Road on the report of a drowning.

Deputies said a 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive in a pond by residents, who began CPR. The child was taken to St. Ann’s hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies said the boy lived with a family member at a residence at Westerville Estates, and they continue to investigate the drowning. 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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