Defiance County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive child at 10337 Coy Road near Sherwood.
Jayden C. Mitchell was removed from the pool and was attended to by sheriff’s deputies and emergency responders. He was transported to Defiance Regional Hospital, were he was pronounced dead after efforts to revive him failed.
Funeral services are set for noon Thursday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, 610 Walnut St. in Oakwood. Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Jayden’s family and condolences can be expressed at: www.loveheitmeyerhome.com.