Deputies investigate juvenile drowning

Staff Report

GUYAN TOWNSHIP — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin confirmed that his office is investigating an apparent juvenile drowning which occurred on March 23 in the area of Williams Creek Road.

The juvenile victim was reported missing by a family member from a residence in the same vicinity. The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the District 2 Volunteer Fire Department and Gallia County EMS were on scene. The child was reportedly 4 years-old and found in a creek bed not far from the residence.

No foul play is suspected at this time said the sheriff. Officials are still investigating.

Champlin extended his condolences to the family.

Staff Report