Coroner releases name of 2-year-old boy who drowned in North York

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A 2-year-old boy drowned in a stormwater tunnel in North York on Sunday, according to Northern York County Regional Police.

Kamdyn Torres, of North York, was pronounced dead at 9:11 p.m. Sunday at York Hospital, according to the York County coroner.

Police were called to the 1300 block of North Duke Street around 6:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a missing child, police stated in a news release. The boy had been seen 15 minutes earlier in the backyard of a home.

After a search by police, volunteers and K-9 units from the York County Sheriff's Department, a volunteer found Kamdyn at 8:15 p.m. in a stormwater tunnel that runs along 10th Avenue, according to police.

The boy was found in water more than 300 feet from the entrance to the tunnel, and he was unresponsive, police said.

Those at the scene began CPR, and Kamdyn was taken by ambulance to WellSpan York Hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital by the York County Coroner's Office, police said.

The cause and manner of death will be released after further investigation, according to the York County coroner.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northern Regional Police at 717-467-TELL(8355).

Editor's note: This story has been changed to show that the child was found at 8:15 p.m.