Tuesday evening, June 28, the Clinton Police Department responded to a home on Elwood Drive in Clinton for a report of a drowning.
A one-year-old child, who lived at the home, was found by his mother outside the home in a plastic tote that had water in it. The boy’s mother discovered her son after being alerted by another child.
A Clinton Police Officer and rescue crews arrived and attempted to perform life saving measures. The child was transported to a local hospital and later flown to Maine Medical Center by LifeFlight. The child has now passed away.
Maine State Police Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) June 30, 2022