WTIC1080
Weather alert: Flood watches and a flood warning have been posted for parts of the state,  including minor flooding along the Connecticut River. I  And a freeze warning has been posted for parts of the state through Thursday morning.

Local News

Tot Dies After Pool Accident

View Comments
waterbury map

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

Waterbury police say a two-year-old boy who fell into a backyard swimming pool last week has now died.

Jason Melendez was found at the bottom of the pool on Glenstone Road around 6:30 last Wednesday evening.

He’d been in Connecticut Children’s Medical Center ever since.

The youngster was visiting family friends at the time of the accident.

Police say Jason’s death is the result of an accidental drowning.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus