2-year-old boy drowns in pool near Grain Valley

04/25/2014 10:15 AM

04/25/2014 10:15 AM

Jackson County authorities are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found floating in a pool at a residence near Grain Valley.

The child was identified as Zeb’Ulen Klaus. His mother told Jackson County sheriff’s deputies that she lost sight of the child during a gathering at the residence in the 10100 block of Perdue Road. She said the child was found floating in an above-ground pool behind the residence.

The boy was taken to a hospital, where efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. An autopsy has been scheduled and the incident remains under investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.


Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service