2-year-old found face down in bathtub

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by KHOU.com Staff

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Posted on July 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM

HOUSTON—A two-year-old is in intensive care after he was found face down in a bath tub full of water Friday evening.

According to Richmond police, the boy was playing with another young child in a house on the 1600 block of George Avenue while his grandmother was cooking in the kitchen and his mother was in the bedroom.

The grandmother went to answer the door when she heard water running in the bathroom. When she went to check, she found the 2-year-old floating face down in the tub now full o fwater.

She took the boy out of the tub and tried to revive him with the help of the boy’s mother.

Police arrived at the house around 6:25 p.m. and found the child lying on his back near the front door of the house.

Paramedics began CPR and transported him to the Oak Bend Emergency Room. He was then transported by helicopter to Texas Children’s Hospital where he remains in ICU.

The case is still under investigation and police say that they do not suspect foul play.

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