Keith County authorities are investigating the death of a nine-year-old boy. According to Keith County Attorney Blake Edwards, Tyler Evan Anderson was found dead in his family’s house on East 3rd street in Ogallala around 8 PM last night. Edwards says an autopsy has been ordered, but the apparent cause of death appears to be strangulation.
Officers and Emergency personnel attempted CPR at the scene after the parents called 911, but the attempts failed and the boy was pronounced dead a short time later at the Ogallala Community Hospital. Edwards says the family just recently moved to town and had been busy unpacking when the tragedy occurred.
Edwards says it is not clear at this point if the incident will be treated as a homicide or accidental death.
Thanks to: Josh Mackey, KOGA, Ogallala