Child Drowning / Articles Lane

Child Drowning / Articles Lane
July 29, 2020

​On July 28th 2020 at approximately 5:19 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of a missing child in the 4400 block of Articles Lane.Officers responded to the scene as the family was searching for the child. The child was located in a backyard pool. Officers initiated first aid measures until EMS arrived on and took over. Unfortunately the child (under the age of 5), was pronounced deceased on scene.There are no further details to provide at this time. This is being investigated by members of the departments detective bureau.MPO Linda J KuehnVirginia Beach Police / Public Affairs Officer