Child Drowns at Temple Apartment Complex
Police are investigating after a 5-year-old child drowned at an apartment complex on Twin Oaks Drive Friday night.
According to a media release from the Temple Police Department, Temple Fire and Rescue was dispatched to The Retreat at Western Hills, 601 Twin Oaks Drive, at 9:14 PM. First responders tried to revive the boy, but were unsuccessful. The young victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of Saturday afternoon, police had not released the identity of the victim, nor had they said where on the property the drowning occurred. Other local news outlets, including our news partner, KWTX, reported that the child drowned in a pool at the complex.