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Killeen child recovering after nearly drowning in bath Friday morning

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 1:20pm

Killeen police are investigating a near drowning of a child in the 3200 block of Doffy Drive.

Killeen Police and Fire Departments responded to a 911 call Friday morning at 8:45 a.m., at a home, located at 3208 Doffy Drive, in reference to a 3 year old male child found underwater. The mother contacted neighbors for assistance, and they performed CPR until the paramedics arrived. Upon arrival, the paramedics continued with CPR and immediately transported the child to Scott & White Children’s Hospital in Temple. The mother of the child told the officers that she was running a bath for her son when she left him unattended for a minute. When she returned, she found him unresponsive.

The child is in stable condition at this time and is conscious and alert. This case continues to be investigated and information will be released when it becomes available.

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