published Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Authorities probe 5-year-old’s swimming pool death

Gordon County authorities are investigating the death of a 5-year-old child who drowned at a neighbor’s swimming pool Wednesday morning.

Witnesses said the child was found in a pool at a house on Woody Road in the southwestern part of the county around 8:45 a.m., according to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office news release.

The child was nonresponsive when pulled from the waters, the release states.

An autopsy will be conducted.

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