Coroner IDs 3-year-old boy who drowned in neighbor's pond


A 3-year-old boy drowned in a neighbor's pond Wednesday in East Manchester Township, according to York County Coroner Pam Gay.

The coroner Thursday identified the boy as Osvaldo Correa-Mitchell Jr., of the 400 block of Riviera Street.

The child died at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday at York Hospital, according to a news release. The incident occurred in the 5400 block of Board Road in East Manchester Township.

"The male child reportedly wandered outside this afternoon, out of his caregiver's watch, and then walked into a neighbor's fish pond, where he was found unresponsive some time later," the release states.

The boy's cause of death was drowning, with the manner accidental, the coroner's report said.

Northeastern Regional Police Department is investigating the incident. 

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