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STEUBEN COUNTY – The Indiana State Police, along with Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a drowning in Steuben County, which claimed the life of a three-year-old boy. 

Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police Detective David Poe indicates that on June 3, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Indiana State Police and Steuben County Sheriff Deputies responded to a report of a child found in the water at Lake Arrowhead.  The child was unresponsive when emergency personnel arrived on the scene, and immediate life-saving measures were attempted until medical personnel arrived.

The child was pronounced dead by the Steuben County Coroner.  This investigation is ongoing. Assisting at the scene were the Steuben County Sheriff Department, Indiana Conservation Officers, Steuben County EMS and the Steuben County Coroner.