GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WKRG) – The George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning of a 7-year-old.
Deputies got a call around 2:15 p.m. on July 24 that a 7-year-old had possibly fallen into a pond in the Howell Community of George County. When deputies arrived the found the child non-responsive.
The child was transported to George Regional Medical center and pronounced deceased.
According to the Sheriff’s Office no foul play is suspected.
George County Sheirff Keith Havard is asking the community the keep the child’s family in their prayers.