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5-year-old drowns in pool at League City apartment complex

The child was transported to Clear Lake Emergency Room and later pronounced dead.

A 5-year-old drowned Wednesday evening at an apartment complex pool, according to League City police.

Authorities responded to the scene at the Jordan Cove Apartment Complex at 901 West FM 517 just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. The 5-year-old child was removed from the pool, and police guided bystanders and the caller with CPR until first responders arrived.

The child was transported to Clear Lake Emergency Room and later pronounced dead.

Officials say adult family members of the child and other children were present during the incident. They also say foul play is not suspected, and the cause of death is pending autopsy results.