Toddler pulled from Fort Worth pool dies at hospital

- The toddler found unconscious in a Fort Worth pool over the weekend has died.

According to the medical examiner, 21-month-old Adrian Romero-Valdez died at Cook Children’s Hospital Monday morning.

On Saturday afternoon he wandered away from his grandmother while she was caring for him at the Wedgewood Apartments on Walton Avenue.

A neighbor told FOX 4 he saw the boy at the pool surrounded by a group of young people. A few minutes later he was alone in the water.

Romero-Valdez was unconscious when witnesses pulled him out of the water. A Fort Worth police officer had tried to save his life by performing CPR until paramedics arrived.

Police are treating the case as an accident. At this point no charges are pending.

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