PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A 3 year-old boy is dead after apparently drowning in the family swimming pool.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department says Landon Fields was found by his mother, about 8 p.m. yesterday evening, in the family's swimming pool.

Neighbors attempted CPR on the child, but were ultimately unsuccessful.

It happened in the 2700 block of Scott Depot Rd.

Fields' body has been sent to the medical examiners office for an autopsy.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is investigating.