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5-Year-Old Drowns In Fairfield County Backyard Pool, Police Say

A 5-year-old Stratford child drowned in the family's pool.
A 5-year-old Stratford child drowned in the family's pool. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

This story has been updated.

A 5-year-old child is dead after drowning in the family's backyard pool in Fairfield County, police said.

Police were called to the home on Sunnybank Avenue in Stratford for a report of a child drowned in the pool on Tuesday, July 3, said Capt. Frank Eannotti.

When officers arrived on scene, they performed CPR until EMS arrived and transported the child to a local hospital, where the child died.

Eannotti said the family has asked for privacy and no other details will be released.

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