A 2-year-old drowned and his mother cut herself severely enough to die in a Frankfort apartment Sunday night, police said.
Kirsten Dean., 26, of Richmond, and Jaxton Dean, 2, were found in an apartment on Dogwood Lane about 8 p.m. Sunday, according to police and the Franklin County coroner’s office.
Kirsten Dean.died at the scene, while Jaxton Dean was transported to Frankfort Regional Medical Center and declared dead at 9:20 p.m., according to the coroner’s office. Police said Kirsten Dean.was visiting a friend in Frankfort.
Dean died of apparent self-inflicted lacerations while her child drowned, according to a preliminary police investigation, Frankfort police Maj. Robert Warfel said. Associated Press reported the child drowned in a bathtub.
Police are not actively looking for any suspects, Warfel said.