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Child Death Investigation in Southeast Kansas


The Bourbon County Sheriff releases information about the death of a 23-month-old.

On November 2nd, 2018, around 10:20 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to the 800 block of Grand Road on a report of a missing child. The deputy arrived and was told that the reported missing child was found near a pond on the property. The Sheriff's Office says the deputy got to the area of the pond and noticed that a person was giving CPR to the child. The deputy assisted giving CPR to the child.

Rural fire departments and Mercy EMS arrived and transported the child to Mercy Hospital. The child, 23-month-old Arwin Vincent, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Authorities have scheduled an autopsy in Kansas City, Kansas.

The Sheriff's Office says the investigation is on-going.

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