Boy found unresponsive in hot tub in Montgomery County dies, deputies say

STAGECOACH, Texas – A 1-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in a hot tub at a home near Stagecoach on Monday has died.

The incident was reported about 12:50 p.m. near the intersection of Beth Marie and High Chaparral.

According to the Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office, a pool company worker found the child and called for help. Authorities performed CPR on the child until an ambulance arrived to take the child to a hospital.

A spokesman for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said that while the ambulance was en route to the hospital, it was involved in a crash near the intersection of Kuykendahl Court and Kuykendahl Road. The child was moved to another ambulance and continued on his way to the hospital.

Officials said the boy died Monday night.

Detectives said after consulting with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and Child Protective Services, charges will not be filed in the drowning incident.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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