Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Slidell Police investigating drowning of 4-year-old boy

Slidell Police investigating drowning of 4-year-old boy
Posted: Mar 6, 2018
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From Slidell Police

The Slidell Police Department is investigating the death 4-year-old, Timothy Brooks, who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool yesterday evening.

Shortly before 6:00 p.m., Slidell Police responded to 104 West Pinewood Drive, after the father of Timothy found him unresponsive in the backyard swimming pool. Timothy was transported to a local hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal says, “We extend our thoughts and prayers to the friends and family affected by this incident. Whenever a young child has an untimely death, it affects everyone involved, including our officers and other first responders. It really hits home for everyone.”

Authorities believe the drowning to be accidental, and no charges have been filed at this time; however, the incident is still under investigation.