Missing 3-year-old in Chesapeake died, found face down in pond

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Posted at 10:07 AM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 10:11:57-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A child has died from her injuries after being found unresponsive and face down in a pond in Chesapeake.

Authorities were called to the 4300 block of Farringdon Way for a report of a missing 3-year-old child. After beginning their search, the child was found in a pond directly behind the residence.

She was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The child died from her injuries Monday morning, May 2, 2022.

Child Protective Services was contacted.

The incident is still under investigation.

According to police, criminal charges could be pending depending on the outcome of the investigation.

While it has not been confirmed to be a drowning, News 3 recently conducted an investigation on the alarming number of young kids that drown each year.