Missing 3-year-old Winter Springs boy found dead, deputies say

Update 7:06 p.m.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said that the missing boy in Winter Springs has died.

Deputies said Axel was found in a nearby retention pond.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a Missing Child Alert Sunday for a Winter Springs boy.

>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<

Police said 3-year-old Axel Caballero was last seen in the 1380 block of Ponce De Leon Boulevard in Seminole County.

Read: Fight outside Jones High School football game leads to deadly shooting in Orlando, police say

Police said Axel was last seen wearing a green shirt and a diaper after he wandered from his home.

Anyone with information on Axel is asked to call the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at 407-665-6650 or 911.

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.