Medical Examiner: 19-month-old boy found in Mission Bay pond died from drowning

Posted at 5:58 PM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 22:18:36-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A 19-month-old boy who drowned in a Mission Bay pond this month has been identified, the county medical examiner confirmed Tuesday.

Farhan Salehi was found unresponsive in a pond along Mission Bay just after 6 p.m. on March 12. Paramedics transported the child to UCSD Medical Center, and ultimately Rady's Children Hospital, where he died three days later.

The Medical Examiner ruled Salehi's death and accident by drowning.