DeKalb County Toddler Drowns
Authorities in Dekalb County are reporting the drowning of a child in Crossville on Wednesday afternoon. Dekalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says that deputies responding to a 911 call about a possible drowning found a 20-month old child lying on the ground near a small goldfish pond at a home on County Road 29. Deputies and fire department personnel performed CPR on the child but were unable to revive the toddler. Officials are calling the death an accidental drowning. The child’s name has not been released.