The child, whose name was not released, was taken to the Dyersburg hospital Thursday where he was pronounced dead.
Reports say the mother of both the 10-month old and a 24-month-old girl left both children alone while they were in a bath tub taking a bath. When the mother returned, she says she found the 10-month-old face down in the tub.
A preliminary investigation shows the death was accidental, but the Sheriff's Department has ordered an autopsy on the child and child protective services is now involved.
Drowning injuries and deaths are tragic in both consequences and aftermath. Who do you look to for help? The Doan Law Firm P.C. has extensive experience in water safety and water injury and can give you advice and direction. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.