On Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at approximately 9:51 p.m. the Swatara Township Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to the Red Lion Hotel at 4751 Lindle Road for a reported drowning.  Emergency personnel arrived on scene shortly after dispatch and found that an unconscious seven year old child had been removed from the pool and life saving efforts were initiated by the initial rescuers.  Police, Fire and EMS responders provided additional emergency care to the child who later died at the Penn State Hershey University Hospital.  The Swatara Township Police, Dauphin County Coroner's Officer and the Dauphin County District Attorney's office are investigating this death. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Swatara Police Det. Ryan Gartland at 717-564-2550 or

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:15am

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