BURKE Co., Ga. (WJBF) – The Burke County Sheriff’s Office and Burke County EMA responded to a private residence on Deer Run Road for a possible drowning at 11:02 am Tuesday
When Deputies arrived, they were told a 4-year-old boy was found in the pool and he was unresponsive and had already been transported by ambulance to Burke Health.
Deputies were then informed that a nurse who was on the scene provided CPR until EMA units arrived.
Despite those efforts, that child has died.
According to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, “it was determined that the drowning was accidental in the fact that no foul play is suspected or involved.”
BCSO also says, “Our investigation as to whether criminal negligence is involved in this incident continues. Once we have completed our investigation we will release those findings.”
Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.