Cedar Park Police

UPDATE: Cedar Park child drowning in backyard pool ruled accident


The Cedar Park Police Department ruled the recent drowning death of a 4-year-old child at a backyard swimming pool an accident after investigating the incident over the weekend.

Police responded at 7 p.m. Friday to a call about an unresponsive child at a home off Turkey Path Bend.

Despite extensive efforts to resuscitate, the child was pronounced dead.

The department said Monday that no criminal charges would be filed because it was deemed an accident.

The incident is the second drowning of a child in recent months, following the drowning of a child at a city swimming pool in Cedar Park.