2-Year-Old Drowns in Indio Pool

2-Year-Old Drowns in Indio Pool


Indio, CA

On Friday, March 31, 2017 around 5:50PM the Indio Police Department (IPD) received an emergency phone call regarding a person not breathing at a home on the 81400 block of Avenida Gaviota in the city of Indio.

When IPD officers arrived they discovered that a two-year (almost three-year old) male child had fallen into the family’s swimming pool was not breathing.

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The child was driven by private vehicle to a local hospital for medical attention. At 6:13PM, the child was pronounced deceased by medical staff. Detectives have responded to the scene to determine the events that lead up to this tragic incident.

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IPD would like to remind everyone that pool safety is a year round responsibility especially when very young children are present.

Please contact the Riverside County Coroner’s office regarding the name of the decedent.