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1-year-old boy drowns in Helena Valley

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Jul 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-28 17:03:35-04

HELENA — A child drowned in Lewis & Clark County on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Emergency responders were called to the 5000 block of Kerr Drive just north of Helena city limits for a report of a drowning victim, according to Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton.

The 1-year-old child, Camden Brown, was pronounced dead after resuscitation efforts at Saint Peter’s Hospital, said Dutton.

Dutton said the drowning occurred at a pool at a daycare facility, and has been ruled accidental.

“It’s a tragedy. Our sympathies to the parents and grandparents,” said Dutton.

Dutton says that his office did not recommend any criminal charges, but the Lewis & Clark County Attorney’s Office will review the case.

The child’s funeral will be held in Billings; click here to read the obituary.

No other details have been released. We will update you if we get more information.


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