Toddler dies after being found in pool, NSW

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner after a child drowned in a backyard pool in Port Stephens yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 6.40pm (Sunday 16 December 2018), police were called to a home on Marsh Road, Bobs Farm, after a 19-month-old boy was found unconscious in a backyard swimming pool.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and performed CPR, however, he died at the scene.

A crime scene was established and officers from Port Stephens Police District will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Initial investigations suggest there were no suspicious circumstances involved.

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