A 6-year-old Maricopa boy was found underwater in his bathtub at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Maricopa Police Department.

The child was feeling sick and went to go take a bath. When his family checked on him about seven minutes later, he was in the water and unresponsive.

He was transported to Cardon’s Children Hospital in Mesa from his home in Smith Farms, where he died shortly after 7 p.m.

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances at this time.


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