Searchers find body of Tijuana toddler who fell into sewer

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TIJUANA, Mexico – Searchers Wednesday found the lifeless body of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a Tijuana sewer on Sunday.

Ivan Alexander fell down an open manhole into a sewer drain on Sunday while walking to a park with his mother. Municipal firefighters and police had been searching for the toddler for about 72 hours when they found his body in manhole 66 at about 11:30 a.m., the website of the Tijuana newspaper Frontera reported.

Searchers had checked in more than 85 manholes before they finally found the boy. His body showed obvious signs of trauma, Tijuana officials told Frontera.

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