UPDATED | July 19, 2017 5:57 AM

BEDFORD (CBSDFW.COM) – Bedford police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who drowned in a backyard swimming pool.

It happened in the 3000 block of Scenic Hill.

A family member found the child, later identified as Preston Warner, and called 911 but when medics arrived near 7 p.m. the boy was unresponsive.

Preston was transported to Cook Children’s Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, according to Bedford Police spokesman Kirk Robertson.

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