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6-week-old Fort Worth baby drowns in tub

A 6-week-old boy drowned after his mother fell asleep with him in the tub at a home in Fort Worth early Monday morning. (KXAS)

 

A 6-week-old boy drowned after his mother fell asleep with him in the tub at a home in Fort Worth early this Monday morning.

Firefighters responded to the scene just before 6:00 a.m.

The baby was hospitalized at Cook Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Child Protective Services have been notified and an officer is with the other baby’s twin.

According to NBC News affiliate NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, a statement from police stated,  “A 6-week-old male twin was in the bath with mom when she fell asleep. When mom awoke the baby was under water and was unresponsive.”

This is a developing story and we will update this story when more information becomes available.

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