Denton Police Investigate Apparent Drowning of 2 YO Boy

Jul 09, 2013 -- 5:49am

Denton Police say a 2-and-a-half-year-old boy appears to have drowned in an above-ground pool Monday night.

Police say they were called to a home in the 300-block of South Third Street around 8 p.m. for reports of a child in distress; officers found the boy, Xavier Dawson, lying on the front lawn; a family friend was administering CPR. The boy was pronounced dead a short time later at Easton Memorial Hospital.His body has since been turned over to the Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore for an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Police are investigating the apparent drowning.


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