UPDATE: Child dies after accidental drowning

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Officials with the Chattanooga Police Department say a one year old boy lost his life Wednesday afternoon, after downing in a personal pool on the 700 block of Woodmore Lane.

A nearby neighbor, who wishes to remain anonymous, says they were at home at the time but didn’t hear the news until after officers arrived, “My heart just goes out to them, and I just keep them in my prayers. I’m just so sorry that that happened.”

Officers arrived on scene, and immediately started CPR until EMS came to take the child to the hospital, where police say he later died from injuries. Family members of the toddler weren’t available for comment, but Chattanooga police are calling his death an accident.

As of now, further the details of this case  are very limited, but as always, count on News 12 for updates as they become available.


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A one year old child has died after an accidental drowning in the 700 block of Woodmore Lane.

Chattanooga Police Officers arrived on scene and began performing CPR.

Medics then transported the male child to a local hospital.

Investigators say the child died from his injuries at the hospital.

We’ll bring you more information as it becomes available.

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