5 yr old dies at Vidant after near-drowning incident

EMERALD ISLE, NC (WNCT) – Emerald Isle Police reported on Thursday that a young boy had died from complications following a near drowning incident.

Police say the 5 year old from Maryland had been going through treatment at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville since the incident on August 8.

Police are not releasing any further information at this time but would like to extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends.

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