ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 4-year-old boy has died after he drowned in a swimming pool while attending a birthday party with family members in Antioch on Saturday evening.
Officers were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of Took Drive just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9 for reports of a drowning, according to the Metro Nashville dispatch.
Police said the 4-year-old was attending a birthday party with family members when he climbed the stairs to a porch, which was connected to the pool.
Authorities reported the boy – identified as Simeon Roungou – entered the pool unnoticed by others. A guest later saw the child in the pool and was able to render aid, officials said.
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Simeon was taken to Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where he died. Metro police said the drowning appears to have been accidental.
No other information was released.