• Police: Infant drowns after mom falls asleep in bath with him

    By: Crystal Bonvillian, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    FORT WORTH, Texas - A 6-week-old Texas boy drowned early Monday morning after his mother fell asleep while bathing him in the bathtub, police officials said. 

    NBC 5 in Fort Worth reported that first responders were called to the family’s home around 5:50 a.m.

    “A 6-week-old male twin was in the bath with mom when she fell asleep,” a police statement obtained by the news station said. “When mom awoke, the baby was underwater and was unresponsive.”


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    The baby, identified as Samuel Symonds, was taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, NBC 5 reported

    The boy’s twin brother is in the custody of Child Protective Services while an investigation into his brother’s death is ongoing, the news station said. 


     

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