Houma toddler drowns in family pool

Houma, La. - A two year-old boy drowned over the weekend in his family's pool, according to Houma Police.

It happened Saturday evening around 5pm in the 3000 block of Redwood Circle in Houma.

Police were called to the scene and spoke the child's mother who said she was inside her mother's home baking cakes for her son's birthday party scheduled for Sunday when they noticed he was missing.

She, along with other family members, searched the area and noticed the child was in the above ground swimming pool behind the house unconscious. The child was removed from the pool and CPR was administered. The child did not survive.

The child's name was not released.