House Springs toddler drowns in family pool

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HOUSE SPRINGS, MO (KTVI) – A three-year-old boy died Thursday after drowning in his family’s pool, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.

A sheriff’s office spokesperson said deputies were called to the 4000 block of Birch Drive around 6:25 p.m.

The boy’s father found the child in the pool and called police.

The child was rushed to a local hospital but could not be saved.

The child’s death appears accidental.

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