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.