“The actual details surrounding the incident, that part of the investigation is still underway,” Heino says. “The child’s name is Eli Rowedder and he lived at that residence.”
It was about a quarter ’til nine last night when police in Carroll got the 911 call saying a child had been found unresponsive in a swimming pool.
“Our local paramedics and police department were dispatched,” Heino says. “…CPR was in progress. The child was transported to our local hospital and later pronounced dead.”
The boy’s father, Craig Rowedder, is a coach and technology director at Carroll High School. Kara Rowedder, the toddler’s mother, is an elementary school teacher in Carroll.
(Reporting by Chantelle Grove, KCIM, Carroll)