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2-year-old boy found in pool drowned, Washington County coroner says

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:39 p.m.
 

A 2-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool drowned, Washington County Coroner S. Timothy Warco said on Tuesday.

Blake M. Metzger was found around 5:50 p.m. Monday by relatives in the above-ground pool on Richland Avenue in Canonsburg, Warco said. He was taken to Canonsburg General Hospital and died at 6:46 p.m.

Canonsburg police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the drowning, Warco said.

Michael Hasch is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7820 or mhasch@tribweb.com.

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