Ponca City boy drowns in bathtub

Hayden Wierz, 4, reportedly drowned in a bathtub at a home in the 400 block of N Ash Monday evening, police said
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 17, 2012

A 4-year-old boy reportedly drowned in a bathtub Monday evening, police said.

About 6:10 p.m., officers were called to a home in the 400 block of N Ash about a child who reportedly drowned in the bathtub, police spokeswoman Sherry Bowers said.

Hayden Wierz was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, she said.

The incident is still under investigation, and the state medical examiner will determine cause of death.

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