The Okaloosa County Sheriff's office is investigating the drowning of a nine-month-old infant male in a bathtub.

Authorities say deputies were called to a home on Corvet Street near Fort Walton Beach around 5:30 Wednesday, September 11 in reference to a child not breathing.

They say the infant had reportedly been in a bathtub with an older sibling when he was found face down, not breathing. 

The infant was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:30 p.m.

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