Channel 6 News - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

UPDATED: Child found unresponsive in family pool

GLENS FALLS -- Glens Falls Police confirm that the child found unresponsive in Platt St. Pool on Wednesday was pronounced dead at the hospital that day.

Uriah T. Peppin Jr., 3, was pronounced dead at Glens Falls Hospital after being found unresponsive in his family's above ground pool. Police said the autopsy is pending, but the death was the result of an accidental drowning.

Police said it was believed that he left his home without anyone realizing, and was unaccounted for by his family for between 5 and 10 minutes.

Glens Falls Fire Department ambulance crews responded and were able to get the child's heart resuscitated. He was taken to the hospital but was declared brain dead.

GLENS FALLS--A three-year-old boy is in stable condition after police
say he was found unresponsive in the family pool. 

Officers responded to a call for a possible drowning on Pratt Street just before 11 O'clock Wednesday morning. 

Investigators say child was in the pool alone and unconscious. 

They say first responders performed CPR on the boy and he became responsive. 

Police say the 3-year-old was taken to Glens Falls Hospital and then later transported to Albany Med, where he is recovering. 

No charges have been filed.

Advertise with us!
Advertise with us!