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December 13, 2017 5:51 pm

Andrew Gant
Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations

Update: The victim’s ID is Colynn R. Mertz, age 2 (DOB 6/20/2015), of 2066 Dalton Ave., Deltona. The investigation of this case remains active, and there’s no additional information available for release at this point.


A 2-year-old boy drowned this afternoon in a swimming pool at a home in Deltona, and Volusia County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the tragic circumstances.

Deputies responded to the home at 2066 Dalton Ave. after a 3:08 p.m. 911 call about the toddler, who was unresponsive after being removed from the swimming pool. First responders were not able to revive him.

No other information is available at this time; the victim’s identity will be provided in a future update. 

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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