Coroner: 4-year-old found unresponsive in Easley home, no foul play suspected


EASLEY, S.C. (WSPA) – Pickens County officials investigated Monday afternoon after a four-year-old boy was found unresponsive in an Easley home.

Deputies responded at about 11:58 a.m. to the 100 block of Rusty Lane.

When deputies arrived on scene, EMS and fire department officials were performing CPR on the boy. The boy was taken to Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital, where they later died.

Deputies said no weapons were found at the scene.

The Pickens County Coroner’s Office said no found play is suspected.

An autopsy will be performed Tuesday to determine the cause of death.

The sheriff’s office, the Pickens County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division will continue to investigate the death.

Sheriff Rick Clark said, “The prayers of the entire sheriff’s office are with this family and I hope that people will respect their need for privacy as they deal with this tragedy.”

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