Child dies in accidental drowning in Jefferson Davis County

Child dies in accidental drowning in Jefferson Davis County
The Jefferson Davis County coroner confirms a child died early Saturday afternoon in an accidental drowning. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Jefferson Davis County coroner confirms a child died early Saturday afternoon in an accidental drowning.

Jefferson Davis County authorities say the child was 21-months-old.

The name of the child is not being released at this time.

The drowning happened in a privately-owned swimming pool in a rural area of the county.

The child was pronounced dead at a Prentiss hospital.

No other details are available.

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