2-year-old drowns in Lake Peachtree


A 2-year-old child drowned in Lake Peachtree on June 5. Police and firefighters responded to a Loblolly Circle address but could not save the youngster who had been found in the lake.

City emergency units at approximately 7:07 p.m. responded to an unresponsive 2-year-old who was found in Lake Peachtree behind Loblolly Circle off Hip Pocket Road, according to police reports.

Live-saving measures were started on the juvenile and continued all the way to Piedmont Fayette Hospital by way of ground transport, reports said.

The child was pronounced deceased at the hospital, said reports.

An investigation into the drowning is ongoing, police said.