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Tot Dies After Pool Accident

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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.

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