Gilbert toddler drowns in backyard pool

mlucas@thestate.comApril 11, 2013 

— Officials with the Lexington County coroner’s office are investigating the death of a Gilbert boy after he drowned in the swimming pool at his home about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Kyron L. Keith, 2, had been playing in the backyard area of his residence along with his younger sister when he was later found in the backyard pool, according to a statement from the coroner’s office.

The boy was found in the backyard pool and taken by emergency medical services to Lexington Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The coroner’s office and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are investigating.

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