DNR investigating child death at Princeton Aquatic Center


PRINCETON, Ind. (WEHT) — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after the body of a child was pulled from a Princeton Aquatic Center pool.

Officers told Eyewitness News around 8:41 p.m. Tuesday night, Gibson County Dispatch received a 911 call about a juvenile who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool. 

The juvenile was treated by EMS on scene and taken to Gibson Deaconess Hospital. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing, and an exact cause of death is pending autopsy results.

The Princeton Aquatic Center posted to social media that the pool is closed until further notice but the splash pad is open.

Other responding agencies included Princeton Fire Department, Gibson County EMS, Gibson County Coroner’s Office, Princeton Police Department, and Gibson County Sheriff’s Department.

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