Town of Gilbert, AZ

12/04/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/04/2023 18:33

December 4 Child Drowning Investigation

Gilbert, AZ - On Monday, December 4 at about 2:30 PM, Gilbert Fire & Rescue and Gilbert PD responded to a residence near Greenfield and Guadalupe Roads for a child drowning call.

Life-saving measures were provided at the home before the one-and-a-half-year-old child was transported to the hospital and sadly, pronounced deceased a short time later. Initial information indicates the child was found in the home's pool.

Gilbert Police detectives are investigating the drowning.

Visit Gilbert Fire's Water Safety page for important drowning prevention tips.