Official Press Release
Sheriff Danny Rogers reports that the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 7500 block of Happy Hill Rd Kernersville NC, at 4:54 p.m. on Wednesday January 16, 2019 in reference to a missing 7-year-old child. Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Deputies searched the area and found the child, unresponsive in a nearby body of water. The child was transported to Cone Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. This death investigation is ongoing, and the cause of death is undetermined pending the findings of the Medical Examiner. At this time the identity of the child is not being released.
Additional media inquiries should be directed to Sergeant N.E. Triche at (336) 641-3355.