3-year-old Houston girl in critical condition after she was found in backyard pool, authorities say

Image from the scene on Aug. 4, 2021.
Image from the scene on Aug. 4, 2021. (Capt. Daniel Arizpe, PIO/ Cy-Fair FD)

HOUSTON – A 3-year-old Houston girl is in critical condition after she was found in a backyard pool by her parents on Wednesday, authorities said.

She was found in the 8300 block of Waynemer Way in the Rolling Fork subdivision and transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

The Cy-Fair Fire Department tells KPRC 2 her parents pulled her out of the pool and were giving chest compressions when EMS arrived and took over.

The young girl is breathing again, but remains in critical condition.

It’s unclear how she ended up in the pool or how long she was there.

Harris County Constable Precinct 4 deputies are investigating.

This is a developing story. Stay with KPRC 2 for all the latest details as more information becomes available.


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