HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A two-year-old boy died Monday night in an apparent drowning in New Caney Monday.
According to officials, paramedics were called to a home on Northcrest Circle near Saddle Pack just before 5 p.m. The toddler was in his backyard riding on a toy tractor while his family was also outside.
Then the family lost sight of the boy and went inside to look for him.
They then walked back outside to search for him again and discovered the boy and his toy tractor at the bottom of the family’s pool.
Emergency responders arrived and performed CPR on the two-year-old. The boy was rushed to Kingwood Hospital where he was pronounced dead later Monday evening.
According to paramedics, the young boy was underwater for at least 15 minutes with the water temperature in the low 60s.
No names were released at the time of this report.