Officers attached to the Belmopan Police Station report that on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at around 6:30 PM they were summoned to the Western Regional Hospital where they were informed that 1-year-old Teresa Coy was brought in by her family claiming that she had drowned in the toilet at their home.
The Family members claim that at around 5:00 PM they were at their home in the Maya Mopan Area along with Teresa when they suddenly noticed that she was nowhere in sight.
They immediately began searching for the child but did not find her until 10-minutes later in the bathroom of the home.
Teresa was reported to have been found motionless, face down inside the toilet.
She was immediately taken to the Western Regional Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead upon arrival.
Belmopan Police continue to investigate into the matter and a post-mortem examination has been scheduled to be conducted.