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5-year-old Arizona boy drowns in bath

Posted: 7:48 AM, Sep 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-05 13:48:04Z

Authorities say a 5-year-old boy has drowned while being given a bath.

The Navajo County Sheriff's Office in central Arizona said Tuesday its 911 center received a call early Monday about a child who was not breathing.
    
Staff from the local fire department took Donavon Lanser to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
    
Deputies investigating the child's death learned the boy had a history of seizure-like episodes and had vomited in his bed, prompting his mother Rebecca Savage to give him a bath.
    
Officials say the mother evidently had placed the boy in the bath while she tended to the dirty bedding.