Child dies following near-drowning in Odessa

Child dies following near-drowning in Odessa
(Source: KWES)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - UPDATE: Odessa Police tells us the child passed away this morning.


The Odessa Police Department is investigating the near-drowning of a child.

Police and fire departments were called out to the 2300 block of Country Club Drive on Monday.

They found that a 3-year-old fell into a swimming pool and inhaled water into her lungs, causing her to nearly drown.

The child was removed from the pool by a family member who preformed CPR. After being taken to Medical Center Hospital, the 3-year-old was air lifted to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock for precautionary reasons.

OPD tells us the investigation is on going.

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