Toddler wandered away from home, was found in pond, died at hospital

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The death of a 22 month old child is now being investigated by the Berkeley County Coroner and St. Stephen Police Department.

On Thursday, May 21st, 22 month old Caden Burden of St. Stephen, wandered away from his home and he was later found in a pond nearby. He was rushed to the hospital and died from the incident. 

The Coroner says that the mother of the 22 month old fell asleep on the couch and her 3 year old and the toddler wandered outside. 

Coroner Bill Salisbury says an autopsy will be conducted and more information will follow. Stay with News 2 for updates.

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