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2-year old dies after being found floating in water under bridge in Fort Lauderdale

A 2-year-old has died after being found floating in the water in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed.

Officers discovered the body shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday under the bridge connecting Southwest Seventh Avenue over the New River, Fort Lauderdale police Detective Ali Adamson said.

The child was pulled out the water and officers attempted CPR until paramedic arrived.

Adamson said the boy was later pronounced dead at Broward Health Medical Center.

The child had been been reported missing, but details were not immediately available.