17-Month-Old Baby Dies After Falling Off A Sailboat While His Mother Was Napping

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This is just so tragic.

Police are investigating the death of a 17-month-old who fell from a sailboat where he lived with his parents over the weekend.

According to reports, the baby’s mother was taking a nap while his father was on the Florida mainland getting groceries when the accident occurred.

Shortly after Miami Beach Police received a call about the missing baby, authorities found the child’s body floating in the water.

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Officials said the child was left unattended on the sailboat, which was docked between two islands, while his mother slept.

No charges have been filed just yet, but authorities are still investigating the incident.

Our hearts go out to the baby’s family at this difficult time.

[Image via CBS4.]

Oct 27, 2015 6:11pm PDT

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