Odessa Near-Drowning Victim Pronounced Dead, Officials Investigating as an Accident

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - The 3-year-old child who was involved in a near drowning over the weekend has died.

Odessa Police officials confirmed the update on Tuesday afternoon.

No charges have been filed, according to police who say it is currently being investigated as an accident.

Odessa Police and Odessa Fire/Rescue responded to the 2300 block of Country Club Drive at about 5:57 PM Sunday evening.

Investigation showed that a young girl fell into a swimming pool and inhaled water in her lungs, according to police.

The child was transported to Medical Center Hospital and later air-lifted to Lubbock's Covenant Medical Center for precautionary reasons.

This article originally posted on YourBasin.com


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