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Columbus police rule death of 2-year-old boy a homicide

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The Columbus Division of Police says the death of a 2-year-old boy is now being investigated as a homicide. (WSYX/WTTE)

The Columbus Division of Police says the death of a 2-year-old boy is now being investigated as a homicide.

Just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, Columbus police responded to a reported drowning in the 2200 block of Holt Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a 2-year-old boy who was not breathing. Officers called for a medic and performed CPR.

The victim was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital where he has pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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