Police: Toddler dies after near-drowning incident in pool

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have confirmed a young child died after an incident in a pool last week.

The boy, age 2, died Saturday night at Huntsville Hospital.

The child was pulled from a pool last Wednesday, June 15. Police say the incident happened in the 11000 block of E. Gateway Drive, off Hobbs Road.

The matter remains under investigation.

EDITOR’S NOTE: At the family’s request, we have removed the child’s name from this report.

E. Gateway Drive is located just off Hobbs Road, east of South Memorial Parkway in Huntsville.