Toddler dies after being found in ditch west of Des Moines

police lights

A toddler who had been reported missing died after she was found face down in a water-filled ditch west of Des Moines.

Iowa State Patrol said that two-year-old Deja Ramynke disappeared while she was playing in her yard as a family member worked nearby Wednesday morning, June 25, 2014, according to a report by WHO. Thirty minutes after her disappearance, she was found in a ditch about 100-yards from her Dallas County home.

She was flown to a Des Moines hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to WHO.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,069 other followers