Case of child found in pool pending, coroner says


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — An investigation into the death of a 7-year-old boy found in a backyard pool is still a pending case, the Dauphin County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday.

Gionni Dennis was found unconscious in the pool behind a Susquehanna Township home and died at a hospital Saturday night. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.

Dennis was a third-grade student at West Creek Elementary School, in the East Pennsboro School District. His family told ABC27 News he was at the home for a graduation party.

Susquehanna Township police said Dennis was found in the pool after he was reported missing in the 2000 block of Sauers Road around 7:30 p.m. They said an investigation is ongoing with the help of the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office.

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