ZWOLLE, LA (KSLA) - A family is in mourning after a toddler has died in Sabine Parish in an apparent drowning.
According to Sabine Parish's Deputy Coroner, Ron Rivers, authorities received a call reporting a drowning just after 2 p.m. at a mobile home park on Mayfield Loop.
The child's mother said that she left the child alone in the living room while preparing a bath.
After returning to the living room, the child was gone. She searched inside and outside of the home, she asked for a neighbor to help.
The pair eventually found the toddler's body in a connecting yard that had an in-ground pool and above ground hot tub.
Rivers said that the child crawled inside the hot tub and was found wearing only a diaper.
The toddler's body has been sent to University Health for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.