Boy, 1, dies after being found in pool in Texas City

A 1-year-old boy has died after he was found in an above ground pool in Texas City.

Officers received a call about a missing boy just before noon on Tuesday and began searching for him near his home.

Police say the boy was found face down in a pool in the backyard of a neighbor’s house. Officers pulled the boy out of the pool and began CPR until EMS arrived.

He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but he did not survive.

Police are investigating the events leading up to the drowning.