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.