Update: Missing child found unresponsive in pool, dies hours later
POSTED: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 2:28pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 4:14am
Officials are reporting the child died a few hours after being pulled from the pool.
On January 18, 2010 at around 2:05 p.m., Longview Officers were called to
assist in the search for a missing child.
The father told officers that his two-year-old son had become missing and he
wasn’t sure if his son had gone to nearby Ward Park with an adult relative or had become missing from his residence at 1701 Rodden Drive.
Longview Officers responded to both Ward Park and 1701 Rodden Drive to
search for the missing child and at around 2:56 p.m., Longview Officers located
the child in a swimming pool behind the child’s residence. The child was
unresponsive and Longview Officers performed CPR until the Longview Fire
Department/EMS arrived and took over. The child was transported to Good
Shepherd Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
Detectives, crime scene investigators and the Texas Department of Protective
and Regulatory Services are currently at the residence conducting a complete