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Accidental Drowning in Olney

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 10, 2012

Today at approximately 11:44 a.m., police and Fire/Rescue responded to a residence in the 17200 block of Sandy Knoll Drive in Olney for the report of a drowning in a pool.

Fire/Rescue units arrived on scene first and found a neighbor performing CPR on a 34-month-old child.  The child was transported to a local hospital and despite life-saving efforts, he did not survive.

Preliminary investigation by the Major Crimes Division indicated that the child was at his own residence and was in the care of a caretaker at the time of the incident.

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Release ID: 12-206
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: press-releases