Houston Police Department
Investigation into Child's Death at 7722 Windswept

June 18, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental drowning of a child at 7722 Windswept about 3 p.m. on Friday (June 15).

The female child, 3, of the above address, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Deese and Officer J. Dominguez reported:

The victim was left alone inside the residence while her father did yard work. After a few minutes of not hearing from the child, the father went to look for her and found her at the bottom of the pool in the backyard.

No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is continuing.

VHS/JKS 6-18-12
Inc. #076107612

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