3-year-old boy dies after near-drowning in Lynchburg, police say

Boy died day after incident

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The 3-year-old boy who was being treated at UVA Medical Center after a near-drowning Wednesday has died, according to Lynchburg police.

Police say he died on Thursday and this is still an active investigation.


A 3-year-old boy is being treated at UVA Medical Center after a near-drowning in Lynchburg this morning.

The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating what led to the boy being found unresponsive in a pool in the 5100 block of Boonsboro Road.

At about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the scene, where life-saving measures were taken.

The boy was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where additional life-saving steps were taken before he was flown to UVA Medical Center for further treatment.

Police say further information about this incident will not be released.


Lynchburg police say they are investigating a possible drowning. 

Officers are investigating in the 5000 block of Boonsboro Road. 

10 News has a crew on the way to the scene. 

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops. 

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