Baby Drowns at Home on East Mesa


POSTED: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 9:49am

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 8:30pm

LAS CRUCES -- An investigation is underway into the drowning of a 10-month-old boy on the East Mesa near Las Cruces.

The baby drowned at his home around 6:30 p.m. last night but Dona Ana County Sheriff's Investigators haven't said in what part of the home it happened.

Investigators said the baby's 19-year-old mother called 911 while her parents gave him CPR.

The baby was airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso. An autopsy will be performed by the Medical Examiner's office in El Paso. The investigation continues.

Stay with NewsChannel 9 and for updates on this developing story throughout the day.

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