Toddler Drowns in Scott County Pool

News agencies are reporting tragic news out of Scott County where a toddler was found dead in her grandparents’ pool.

The Scott County coroner confirmed that 2-year-old Katelynn Cook drowned.

The girl’s grandmother found the child in the pool Saturday evening and attempted CPR, but the youngster was later pronounced dead at Georgetown Community Hospital. Local authorities are reporting that the drowning appeared accidental.

As warm weather approaches it is imperative that everyone think about pool safety. Particularly as it relates to minor children.

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