An 18-month old died in Lafayette yesterday after drowning in a residential backyard.

According to Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department, officers responded to an emergency call yesterday at 3 p.m. in the Broadmoor subdivision, where the child was found unresponsive in a decorative pond.

The child — who remains unidentified — was transported to the hospital and soon pronounced dead.

Mouton says there have been no charges filed at this time, although the case remains under investigation.