Fort Worth PD Looking Into Death Of 3-Year-Old

Madeline Schmitt | CBSDFW.com |

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy that was found unresponsive around 11:30 Saturday night in an apartment on Whittlesey Road.

Police spokeswoman Sharron Neal said emergency responders were dispatched after the boyfriend of the boy’s mother called 911.

The boyfriend was babysitting the child at the time while the boy’s mother was at work.

The child was transported to a nearby hospital but was later pronounced dead. The boy appeared to have drowned.

Medical examiners are now trying to determine an official cause of death.

The boyfriend was arrested on an unrelated warrant, but police are now investigating the death.

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