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Houston Police Department

Investigation Into Incident at 215 West Little York

October 26, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental near drowning of an infant at 215 West Little York about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The male infant, 10 months, was transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Officers D. Gunter and M. Stahlin reported:

The infant's father was bathing the child and left the bathroom to get a towel. When the father returned, he found the baby unresponsive, lying in the tub. The father then began CPR while the mother called 9-1-1. HFD paramedics transported the infant to the hospital where doctors were able to revive him.

The investigation is continuing.

VHS/KJS 10-27-10
Inc. #151760510

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.