One-year-old nearly drowns in bathtub in Boone Co.

One-year-old nearly drowns in bathtub in Boone Co.
Baby drowns in bathtub while mother is doing laundry in the next room

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A 1-year-old boy in Boone County nearly drowned as he was left in the bathtub while it was filling up.

Police say it happened Sunday in an area near Old Stephenson Mill in Walton, Kentucky.

According to officers, the mother left her 1-year-old with her 3-year-old in the bathtub while she was transferring clothes from the washer to the dryer in another room.

Police say when the mother came back to check on her children, she found the toddler face down and unresponsive.

The one-year-old was taken to a neighbor’s house where the neighbor performed CPR until an ambulance arrived.

The boy was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Police say the toddler did not have any injuries and is expected to be released soon.

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