4-year-old boy drowns in Rohnert Park swimming pool

ROHNERT PARK (KRON) — A 4-year-old boy drowned Sunday in a swimming pool at an apartment complex in Rohnert Park, public safety officials said.

Public safety officials received a 911 call from someone at the Sonoma Racquet Club apartment complex at 777 Racquet Club Circle at around 4:22 p.m.

The caller told police the boy was found at the bottom of the complex’s pool.

Police learned that the boy was using a kickboard to swim and slipped off the board. No one noticed when he went under the water, public safety officials said.

Several minutes passed before the boy was found and removed from the pool. Bystanders started CPR and paramedics took over when they arrived.

The boy was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in Santa Rosa where he died at 5:34 p.m., according to public safety officials.

The family’s name is not being released to protect their privacy.

Public safety officials said the investigation indicates the drowning was accidental.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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