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4-Year-Old Drowns In Pool At Rutherford County Home

4-Year-Old Drowns In Pool At Rutherford County Home

CREATED Aug 11, 2014

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A 4-year-old boy drowned Saturday during a birthday party at a home in Rutherford County.

The boy was identified as Evan Sayvone from Smyrna. The incident happened at a home on Pinnacle Hills Drive, southwest of Murfreesboro.

Officials with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said they believed Evan slipped outside during the party. He was somehow able to get around the pool’s decking and gate to gain access to the pool.

Another child discovered the boy. A nurse practitioner was at the party and immediately began CPR

Officials believe Evan had been in the water for several minutes.

The drowning has been ruled an accident.