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Two toddlers found unresponsive in pond

OTSEGO CO. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Gaylord Post were called to a report of two missing toddlers in the Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association. Troopers found the children in a pond, face down, and unresponsive. Life-saving measures were performed, however both children were later pronounced dead.

On Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 4:32 p.m. troopers were called for a report of two missing two-year-old children on Iroquois Trail in Hayes Township. Troopers arrived on scene at 4:47 p.m. The children had been missing for approximately 40 minutes. At 5:04 p.m. troopers found the two children face down in a pond at a residence across the street. Both children were unresponsive and life-saving measures were started. Otsego County EMS was called to the scene. One of the children, a two-year-old boy from Elmira, never recovered and was pronounced dead. The other child, a two-year-old girl from Gaylord, was pronounced dead later.

No foul play is suspected at this time. Detectives and troopers from the MSP Gaylord Post are continuing their investigation.

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