Fayette County

Richmond 2-year-old dies of complications from near-drowning

A 2-year-old Richmond boy has died of complications from nearly drowning in a swimming pool July 16, according to the Fayette County coroner.

The child, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead Thursday at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

The child was found unresponsive in a swimming pool at a residence in Richmond. The death is being investigated as accidental.