Police Investigating 7-Year-Old’s Death


(Jackson, TN) A 7-year-old boy nearly drowned Monday and was pronounced dead Thursday morning.

The Jackson Police Department and the Tennessee Department of Children’s ServicesĀ  are now investigating Aiden Edwards’ death.

Monday evening, an older sibling found Aiden unresponsive in the bathtub of the family’s apartment at Chapel Ridge Apartments.

When police arrived, his mother was performing CPR.

Aiden was then taken to Jackson-Madison County General HospitalĀ  before being airlifted to LeBonheur, where he was pronounced dead at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

An autopsy will be performed at the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Memphis.

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