Incident at 9595 Westview
June 13, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the death of a child at 9595 Westview #910 about
8:50 p.m. on Monday (June 12).
The victim, identified as Enrique Vasquez Jr.,
two years old, of 9595 Westview #910, was pronounced dead at Spring
Branch Medical Center.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.K. Peters and
Officer A.J. Palos reported:
The child was at home getting his haircut by
his brother when the child's father gave him a grape to eat. The
child then started choking on the grape. The child's father attempted
to clear his throat, but was unable to do so. The child stopped
breathing and was transported to a nearby hospital, where the
medical staff attempted unsuccessfully to resuscitate the child.
The Harris County Medical Examiner's office will
perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at