Death Investigation Underway in Laurel County


The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department reported conducting a death investigation regarding an apparent drowning in a swimming pool which occurred in West Laurel County at 10 AM on Wednesday morning on June 15th.

Upon arrival at the scene emergency services performed CPR on the 23-month-old victim. The victim was then transported to St. Joseph Hospital London where emergency room staff continued to try and resuscitate the child, but the efforts were unsuccessful.

The child was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Stay tuned as the investigation continues.

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