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Child, 3, drowns in pool in Chautauqua County

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 11:27:18-04

GERRY, N.Y. (WKBW) — A three-year-old child drowned in an above-ground pool Monday afternoon in the Chautauqua County Town of Gerry.

State police were responding to a report of a missing child around 4:40 p.m. when the child was found at the bottom of the pool unresponsive.

Troopers and a Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputy tried to resuscitate the child but were unsuccessful.

The child was not wearing a life vest.

State police are investigating.