WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) — A 3-year-old boy who wandered away from his Seminole County home on Sunday was found dead in a retention pond.
According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, dive teams found Axel Caballero’s body in a retention pond near his home, just hours after he was reported missing.
On Sunday afternoon, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement sent out a Missing Child Alert for the toddler, who was last seen in the area of the 1380 block of Ponce De Leon Boulevard in Winter Springs.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family,” the sheriff’s office said.
The exact cause of his death remains under investigation.