GERRY — New York State Police have released more information regarding the drowning death of a three-year-old boy in the Town of Gerry.
Troopers said that at 4:40 p.m., Monday, they responded to a call for a missing child on Damon Hill Road.
While patrols were in route to the area, the child was found unresponsive at the bottom of an above ground pool.
Troopers and a Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted life-saving measures but were not successful.
Police said the child was not wearing a life vest. His body was transported to the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
Sinclairville Fire Department and EMS assisted in this incident, which remains under investigation.