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**Press Release**

For Immediate Release

DATE: May 12, 2012

Contact: Sergeant Max James or Lieutenant Brian Winter

Incident/Offense: Drowning

Incident #: 12C06438

Date Occurred: 05-12-12

Time Occurred: 1300 hrs

Location: 200 block N 34th St Yakima

Narrative: About 1pm on May 12, 2012, victim Tanner Morrison was with family and other children at his aunt’s house. Tanner was within sight of adults during the time, but was out of sight for about one minute and was missing. Family members searched the area inside and outside of the house and surrounding houses. There is an irrigation canal that runs to the south of the house. Family called 911. Fire and law enforcement were dispatched to the scene. The arriving deputy first on scene walked east and south on the canal bank. East Valley Fire personnel joined him at Terrace Heights Drive and the search continued downstream. The child was found in the canal about 100 yards south of Terrace Heights Drive. EVFD personnel pulled the child out of the water and began CPR. The child was transported to memorial hospital in Yakima. The child did not survive.
Contact Yakima County Crime Stoppers 1-509-248-9980 / 1-800-248-9980

Investigating Agency: YSO

Other Agencies: East Valley Fire Department ALS ambulance. Yakima County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

Victim: Tanner L. Morrison DOB/11-01-2010

Race: W

Sex: M

Age: 18 months

Nature of Injuries: Drowning

Vehicle Description: N/A

Prepared By: Sergeant max James #38

Date: 5-12-12

Time: 1645

Faxed: emailed

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