Columbus Police: 3-year-old boy drowns in pool

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Columbus Police say a 3-year-old boy apparently drowned in an above-ground pool on Saturday morning in the Hilltop.

Officers and medics arrived to the home on Treehaven Lane at 11:40 a.m. He was reportedly not responsive and was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at 12:40 p.m.

Police say the drowning is likely accidental. They are still investigating. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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