Child drowns in backyard pool near PRP

Child drowns in backyard pool near PRP
The child drowned at a home on Cochise Court. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - LMPD is investigating a drowning involving a child near PRP.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 7000 block of Cochise Court. That’s less than a half mile from Johnsontown Road Elementary.

LMPD believes the child wandered from inside the house, which belongs to a relative, and fell into the pool. The child died at Norton Children’s Hospital.

Police said it appears to be an accident.

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