WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WFXG)- The Burke County Sheriff's Office tells FOX54 four-year-old, Israel Scott, has died in the hospital. The Burke County Sheriff's Office says, "Our hearts and prayers go out to his family".

This case is still under investigation. 


(WAYNESBORO, Ga) - A child is being treated at a local hospital after emergency crews were called to a possible drowning at a private residence.  The Burke County Sheriff's Office says their agency, along with EMA responded.

A four-year-old had been found in the pool, unresponsive and had already been transported by ambulance to Burke County Hospital.  A nurse on scene performed CPR until EMA arrived.  The child is currently being treated and is expected to be transferred to Augusta University Children's Hospital of Georgia.

The investigation is ongoing.


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