Medical Examiner confirms death of a 3 year old in Clarke County

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In a news release from Clarke County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Chief Deputy Travis M. Sumption offers an update on the investigation of the death of a 3 year old.

The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the Nov. 15 death of the child was accidental.

The three year old from the 1200 block of Triple J Rd. Clarke County found access to an unsecured firearm in the house.

The child died of an apparent self inflicted single accidental gunshot wound according to the release.

The findings will be presented to the Clarke County Commonwealth’s Attorney for disposition of the incident.

It is asked that encouraging thoughts continue for the family, friends, law enforcement and emergency personnel who had to respond to the scene.

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