Vihaan Pullamsetti: 1-year-old boy missing in Broward County found dead, NBC 6 reports

Vihaan Pullamsetti: 1-year-old boy missing in Broward County

WESTON, Fla. - UPDATE:

EARLIER:

A search continues or an 18-month-old boy who went missing from a relative's home in South Florida.

The Broward Sheriff's Office says Vihaan Pullamsetti was reported missing from an apartment in Weston on Sunday afternoon.

Deputies, bloodhounds and helicopters assisted neighbors and family members in a large-scale search for the boy.

Deputies could be heard calling the child's name as they searched.

Sheriff Scott Israel said he was especially concerned about all canals surrounding the apartment complex west of Fort Lauderdale.

Israel said from the scene Sunday night that the child's parents — Kamala Gavara and Ravi Pullamsetti — were visiting from Tampa for Halloween. They told deputies the child often naps in the afternoon.

The family searched for the boy for about 20 minutes before calling 911.

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