5-YEAR-OLD CHILD DROWNS IN POMPANO BEACH POOL

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
21-7-4
BSO Case Number:
11-2107-000842
Date:
July 3, 2021
Time:
9:06 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
1700 block of Northeast 51st Street, Pompano Beach
Victim:
5-year-old boy (name temporarily withheld), Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a young boy who died Saturday morning in a Pompano Beach pool.

Shortly after 9 a.m. on July 3, Pompano Beach deputies were responding to a call of a missing and endangered child in the 1700 block of Northeast 51st Street. As deputies were in the process of responding, Broward Regional Communications received a drowning call in the same neighborhood. BSO deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue personnel responded to the residence of the drowning call and located a child who had been pulled out of a pool and was unresponsive. 

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported the boy to Broward Health North where he was pronounced deceased. 

Crime scene and homicide detectives were notified and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Sgt. B. Tutler
Pompano Beach; Pompano Beach Fire Rescue

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
7/3/2021   1745