3 year old died in Gerry pool

Child had been reported missing

Tom Puckett
July 07, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Gerry, NY (WBEN) State Police say a three year old drowned in a pool in Chautauqua County.

Troopers say they responded to a missing child on Damon Hill Road in the town of Gerry Monday afternoon. While patrols were in route, the 3-year-old child was located at the bottom of an above ground pool unresponsive.  

Troopers and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies administered life saving measures but were unsuccessful. The child had no life vest on at the time of the incident.  

The body was taken to the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.

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