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Articles Tagged with Swimming pool accidents

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https://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/files/2020/04/Screen-Shot-2020-04-30-at-7.46.49-PM.png Week of April 27, 2020:  Houston Area – Three little boys under the age of five drowned or near drowned over the course of three days in the Houston area this week. On Monday, a 4-year-old boy drowned in a northeast Harris County apartment pool.  Authorities stated that he got away from his family and fell in a pool at an apartment complex in northeast Harris County.

According to authorities, the incident happened just before 6 p.m. Monday at the Timber Ridge Apartments on Aldine Bender near Surles Drive.

According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the 4-year-old was supposed to be in the care of his family when he wandered away from the apartment and managed to get into the pool area. 

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https://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/files/2020/04/Screen-Shot-2020-04-29-at-3.22.13-PM.pngFORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A 5-year-old Sugarland boy died after being found unresponsive in a pool at an apartment complex off of Old Richmond Road near West Bellfort.

The incident happened Tuesday April 28th when the child got out of the parents apartment undetected and climbed over the fence surrounding the pool area and into the water.  According to authorities, the boy was in the water for about 15 minutes before the parents found him.  His father retrieved him from the bottom of the pool and proceeded to give CPR which was unsuccessful.

There were cameras placed around the pool by the apartment complex and the footage show the boy climbing the fence and going into the water.

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