TODDLER IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY VICTIM OF DROWNING TRADGEY

Swimming ring

LONDON, KY (June 15, 2022) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Lt. Chris Edwards along with Detective Taylor McDaniel and Detective Robert Reed are conducting a death investigation regarding an apparent drowning in a swimming pool which occurred in Western Laurel County at approximately 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday morning June 15, 2022.

Upon arrival at the scene Emergency service personnel performed CPR on the 23-month-old drowning victim, the victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital London where emergency room personnel continued to try and revive the child but the efforts were unsuccessful.

The child was pronounced deceased there.

This Investigation is continuing by the case officer Laurel Sheriff's Lieut. Chris Edwards.

 

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