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.

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