5-year-old boy pulled from water at Poynter Park dies

Last Updated: Thursday, September 14, 2017

A 5-year-old boy died Wednesday, Sept. 13 after he was pulled from the water at Poynter Park.

  • 5-year-old boy pulled from water at Poynter Park dies
  • Victim identified as Jamirreeus Broward
  • Police say Broward was fishing with family at park

St. Pete police said Jamirreeus Broward, 5, was fishing with his family at the park Wednesday night, when just before 7 p.m. Broward's mom noticed he was missing and called police. 

The Fire Rescue Dive team located Broward in the water at 7:28 p.m. and paramedics performed CPR before he was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Officials said he was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

No other information has been released.