Investigation underway after 3-year-old drowns in Fort Bend County pool, deputies say

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

SUGAR LAND, Texas - The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning of a 3-year-old boy, deputies said. 

The incident was reported around 4 p.m. at The Enclave at Woodridge Apartments. 

Officials said the boy was wearing floaties but a family member took them off because they were leaving to go eat. Officials said the child sat down near the pool, then fell into it. Officials said the child was underwater for a couple of minutes before someone noticed. 

CPR was performed on the child, and paramedics took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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