From Enterprise Staff
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to an 18-month-old who was found unresponsive in a pond near the Blanchard area March 31, according to Captain Dave Sottosanti.
Deputies arrived on the scene where a first responder was providing life-saving efforts to the child. The child was taken to St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Hospital in Livingston and then air-lifted to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. The child remained hospitalized over the weekend but died Monday morning, Sottosanti said.
The case is still under investigation and the sheriff’s office asks if anyone has any information regarding the case to please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 936-327-6810.