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Boy dies after Riverview pool incident

 
Posted Monday, May 12th 2014 @ 9am

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (970 WFLA)Hillsborough County deputies say a five-year-old boy died after being pulled from a pool Sunday.

Deputies say the boy and his mother were hanging around the pool at the Preserve at Alafia Apartments when his mother left him unattended for about two minutes to check on some food. When she returned, deputies say she saw people gathered around the pool, yelling and pulling the boy out.

Hillsborough County firefighters transported the child to Brandon Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 8:06 p.m.

 

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