5-year-old dies after being pulled from pond in Hinesville

By WTOC Staff

Published: Mar. 5, 2023 at 8:04 PM EST

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WTOC) - A child has died after being pulled from a pond over the weekend in Hinesville.

According to the Hinesville Police Department, the 5-year-old died Tuesday morning at a Savannah hospital.

The child was discovered unconscious in a retention pond on Sunday. According to Sgt. Jonathan Greer, the child wandered from his home on Grandview Drive shortly before 4 p.m.

The Hinesville Police Department searched the Griffin Park subdivision and found the child submerged in the retention pond.

The incident remains under investigation.

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