DECATUR, Ala. – Police report a toddler drowned in the baptistery of a Decatur church Friday night.
At 7:44 p.m. Friday night, Decatur Police and Decatur Fire and Rescue received a call of a possible child drowning at the Pentecostal House of Prayer, located at 311 Memorial Dr NW.
Decatur Police say when officers and paramedics arrived, they found Brayden King, 22 months old, unresponsive. Members of the church were performing CPR on King.
First responders transported King to the hospital where he passed away, according to police.
Police believe King fell into the church’s baptistery, which was full of water, where he drowned.
Authorities are investigating the cause of King’s death.