31 Jan 2019

Child found dead in Gore oxidation pond named

6:25 pm on 31 January 2019

The child who drowned in Gore earlier this week has been named by police.

Lachlan Jones, 3, could not be revived after he was found unresponsive in an oxidation pond in south Gore about 11.15pm on Tuesday.

The pond is one of two at the council's wastewater treatment plant.

The death has been referred to the Coroner and Worksafe has opened an investigation.