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Monday, June 19, 2017 3:18 pm

2-year-old found in backyard pool identified

The Journal Gazette

The cause and manner of death for a 2-year-old Fort Wayne boy found in a backyard pool Sunday night remains pending after an autopsy, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Delonte Nelson died shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the incident at 4636 Spatz Ave., the coroner's office said in a statement.

The death remains under investigation by Fort Wayne police, the county prosecutor's office and the coroner's office.