An active investigation is ongoing into the death of an 11-year-old boy, but Fairfax Police say death appears to have been accidental.
The incident occurred in the 1700 block of Maxwell Court in McLean yesterday afternoon. The child was found critically injured and was taken to the hospital where the child died.
Detectives are in the 1700 block of Maxwell Court in McLean after an 11-year-old child was critically injured and taken to the hospital where the child died. Preliminarily, the death appears to be accidental and there is no apparent threat to public safety. #FCPD pic.twitter.com/u9TZNPSKDi
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) October 21, 2020
The Washington Post reported the incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. as the boy was playing with his friends.