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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer says that on Friday evening at approximately 6:07pm officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office along with personnel from the Central Ohio Joint Fire District responded to a 911 call at a residence on Gilbert Rd.  


The caller indicated that his two-year-old son had been discovered in the family pool and CPR was in progress. The child was transported to Knox Community Hospital. Attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful. The Knox County Coroner’s Office is also assisting with the investigation.





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