8-year-old dies after being pulled from Richmond pool

An 8-year-old boy died after he was rescued from a neighborhood pool Saturday night in Richmond, Texas.

Authorities responded to a call of near drowning just before 9 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Frontera Court.

The boy was pulled out of the pool and transported to a hospital. CPR efforts were conducted, but the child did not survive.

According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, the boy did not know how to swim.

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