Child Drowns In Pool
VANDLING — Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy found in a swimming pool in Lackawanna County.
According to the coroner, Holden Wayman, age 2, of Vandling died Monday night at Geisinger-CMC.
Police said the child was missing from his home on Ash Street in Vandling around 7 p.m. and found in a pool near his home.
Police said people searching for the boy discovered him in a neighbor’s pool across the street.
When we were there today, the pool only had storm water at the bottom.
The Lackawanna County coroner said paramedics took the toddler to Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton where attempts to resuscitate the child were unsuccessful.
The coroner has ruled the death an accident.
Police are still investigating and have not said whether any charges might be filed.