GERRY, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 3-year-old was found dead in Chautauqua County on Monday afternoon.
Around 4:40 p.m., New York State police responded to a report of a missing child on Damon Hill Rd. in the Town of Gerry.
While en route, the child was found without a life jacket at the bottom of an above-ground pool.
Troopers and a Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputy attempted life-saving measures on the unresponsive child, but they were unsuccessful.
The child’s body was taken to the Erie County Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.
The incident is under investigation.