Six-year-old boy dies after being found unresponsive in a pool near his home
WASHINGTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Wood County Sheriff says a six-year-old drowned in a pool in Washington, West Virginia on Wednesday.
The sheriff says 911 was called when the boy’s father noticed his son had wandered off. This was around 4:05 p.m. Deputies and the Washington Bottom Volunteer firefighters found the boy in a pool at a home nearby. He was unresponsive.
The sheriff says the boy was taken to WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center by ambulance. He could not be revived.
The sheriff says the boy’s name will not be released out of respect for the family.
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