Two-Year-Old Child Drowns in Montcalm County

A two-year-old child is dead after state police say he drowned in Montcalm County.

Troopers were called to home on Neve Road in Pierson Township just after 1:30 Sunday afternoon.

They say the family living there had found their two-year-old son, Alexander, unresponsive in a body of water behind the home.

The family tried to save his life, followed by first responders once they arrived.

He was taken to Spectrum Health Hospital, where shortly after he was pronounced dead.