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Laurel County Sheriff's Department investigating drowning death of a toddler

Updated: Jun 16

From The Laurel County Sheriff's Department -

Laurel Sheriff's Lt. Chris Edwards along with Detective Taylor McDaniel and Detective Robert Reed are conducting a death investigation regarding an apparent drowning in a swimming pool in Western Laurel County at approximately 10:00 AM on Wednesday morning June 15, 2022.


Upon arrival at the scene Emergency service personnel performed CPR on the 23 month’s old victim, and the victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital London where emergency room personnel continued to try and revive the child, but the efforts were unsuccessful. The child was pronounced deceased there. Investigation is continuing by the case officer Lt. Chris Edwards.

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