8-month-old found dead in pool

Published On: Aug 23 2014 01:16:41 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 25 2014 09:50:37 AM EDT

An 8-month-old baby boy was found dead in a family swimming pool around 9:45 a.m. Saturday. The Department of Children and Families are investigating. It is unclear if the baby lived in the home or if he was just visiting.


An 8-month-old boy was found Sunday morning in a pool at his grandfather's house on West Leafdale Circle, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

It is not known how long the child, later identified as Karsyn Mangum, was in the pool. The medical examiner will determine that, authorities said.

Police say there was a party at the house Friday night and the child was seen there.

Police said the incident appears to be an accidental drowning, but they questioned people who were at the party.

No charges were filed at this time and the investigation is still active.