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Toddler dies after being found unresponsive in bathtub

MERCER, WI -- An investigation is ongoing into the death of a 3-year-old in Mercer, Wisconsin.

The Iron County Sheriff's Office says authorities were called to a home on Wednesday shortly before 9 p.m.

The 911 caller reported an unresponsive toddler found in a bathtub.

Upon arrival, EMTs were called to the scene. According to the Iron County Sheriff's Office, they arrived within five minutes and attempted life-saving measures.

The toddler was taken to Ascension Howard Young Hospital and was pronounced dead at 10:04 p.m.

A forensic autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.

The Iron County Sheriff's Office and the Iron County Coroner's Office is investigating.

Reporter Anthony Matt

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