Olds RCMP – Child Drowning

RCMP - Crest-insigneOn July 6 in the early evening hours, Olds RCMP along with EMS attended a rural residence south of Olds for a 4 year old boy that was found in a pond. The boy was transported to the Children’s Hospital in Calgary where he passed away.

The deceased boy and his family are from the United States and were in the Olds area for a family reunion. The deceased was found by another family member face down in a pond on the property. Foul play is not suspected and the name of the child is not being released at this time.