UPDATE: Monday, May 21, 2012
A child who was pulled from a pool at a northeast Wichita apartment complex has died.
It happened at the East Hampton Estates in the 2900 block of N. Governeour last Thursday night. A four-year-old boy was playing at the pool with family and friends, when he was found unresponsive in the water.
The child was taken to a nearby hospital in extremely critical condition. Hospital officials on Monday said the boy later died from his injuries.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A 4-year-old boy has been taken to Wesley Medical Center in extremely critical condition after an apparent near drowning at a northeast Wichita apartment complex.
At around 8:00, Wichita police and EMS responded to a drowning call at the East Hampton Estates in the 2900 block of N. Governeour, near 29th and Woodlawn.
Authorities says the boy was visiting residents at East Hampton and was swimming in the complex's indoor pool. Resuscitation of the boy was being attempted until paramedics arrived.