Child Pulled From Creek Dies

Child Pulled From Creek Dies

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The 2 year old boy who was found unresponsive in a creek near Canton Tuesday has died.

State police say Zephaniah Stewart died at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, where he was taken by helicopter after initially being treated at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.

The child was reported missing around 1:15 p.m. at the Champion Mobile Home Park on Route 11 in the town of Canton.

The child had been missing for about 30 minutes.

Troopers arrived just as the boy was found in a nearby creek and tried to revive him with an automated defibrillator.

State police are investigating. An autopsy is planned.

See our story from Tuesday.

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