7-year-old boy drowns at own birthday party

7-year-old boy drowns at own birthday party

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - A 7-year-old boy died while celebrating his birthday at a Toledo hotel Friday night.

Officials say Jovantai Highsmith Jr. was pulled from a pool at Days Inn on Miami Street during his party.

Rescue personnel were called to the pool around 8 p.m.

The Lucas County Coroner's Office said he was pronounced dead around 9 p.m. at Toledo hospital.

The coroner's office says Highsmith's death is consistent with drowning, but a toxicology report was ordered.

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