June 2, 2021–7:12 a.m.
The GBI’s Region One office in Calhoun is investigating the drowning death of a 3-year old child from Adairsville at Carters Lake Sunday.
The Murray County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a missing toddler in the area of Cove Road at around 2 p.m.
Malachi Holden was pulled from the water near where his family had been having a picnic and he was transported to AdventHealth Murray.
Despite CPR and other life-saving measures performed at the scene and at the hospital, the child was pronounced dead a short time later.