A 4-year-old boy drowned in a pond in a park in Shime, Fukuoka Prefecture, on Tuesday afternoon, police said Wednesday. Yuta Shioyama, 4, drowned around 3 p.m. after coming to the park with his mother, 6-year-old brother, and younger sister.
According to police, Yuta and his brother fell into the pond while they were playing. His brother was rescued by a passer-by, but Yuta was dead by the time he was pulled out. At the time of the incident, the mother had taken her daughter to buy drinks for them, police said.© Japan Today