Fort Worth

5-year-old boy dies after he was found in a backyard pool

A 5-year-old boy has died after being found in a swimming pool Saturday.

The boy was reported missing from a southwest Fort Worth home. And police were called just after 11 a.m. to the 1500 block of Grady Lee Street, said Fort Worth Police Department spokeswoman Tamara Pena. Officers found the boy in the pool and jumped in to get him.

The boy, Joshua Garcia, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead just after noon, according to a Tarrant County medical examiner’s report. No other information was immediately available.

Mark David Smith

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