Montgomery County Detectives Investigating Death Of 3-Year Old Boy

Child is found in neighborhood pool.

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the death of a 3-year-old that occurred in Rockville.

On Friday, July 5, 2024, at approximately 11:44 p.m., the Montgomery County Emergency Communications Center received a call for a missing boy. Rockville City Police responded to Elmcroft Court, where the child was found in the neighborhood pool.

Rockville City officers provided CPR to the boy, who was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Montgomery County Police Major Crimes detectives were notified, and the investigation is ongoing. No foul play is suspected.

The child’s name will not be released by MCPD.

As a reminder from the Montgomery County Police Autism/IDD Unit, PLEASE CALL 911 immediately should your loved one wander.

Please see our unit website,, for wandering safety resources, suggestions and unit officer contact info and MCPD Autism/IDD Unit brochure link for neighbor letter, 911 script and other wandering safety information.