UPDATE: Longview boy drowns in neighbor's pool
Longview, TX (KTBB) —
UPDATE: The Gregg County Sheriffs Office is still investigating the death of a two year old child in a residential swimming pool.
On Sunday, May 26th at about 8:30 AM, deputies responded to the call on Mosely Circle North.
Once there, authorities learned that a two year old boy woke up before other family members and unlocked an outside door and left the house.
Family members searched for the child and he was located behind a neighbor's fenced in yard in a swimming pool.
The father pulled the child from the pool and contacted EMS. The boy later died at Good Shepherd Medical Center. The child was sent for autopsy at the Forensic Center in Tyler.
Gregg County Investigators are following up on the circumstances leading up to the child's death.
ORIGINAL STORY: A Longview boy has drowned in a neighbor’s pool, according to KTBB.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s office says the accident occurred Sunday in northeast Longview.
The child was rushed to a Longview hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His name has not been released.
An autopsy has been ordered, and the incident is under investigation.