Boy, 4, drowns in Beaumont motel pool

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a 4-year-old boy has drowned while swimming in a Southeast Texas motel pool with his family.

Beaumont police on Thursday identified the child as Torrell Malilk Martin. The Beaumont boy was pronounced dead Wednesday night at a hospital.

Police say Torrell was with relatives Wednesday afternoon at a Super 8 and family members took him swimming. Authorities are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the drowning. An autopsy has been ordered.

Child Protective Services will also investigate.

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