Las Vegas police investigate apparent drowning death of boy in southwest valley

Las Vegas police are investigating the apparent drowning death of a boy in the southwest valley.
Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 6:45 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the apparent drowning death of a young boy Saturday in the southwest valley.

According to police, officers responded to the 7800 block of Trappers Ridge in reference to a drowning. Authorities say the incident occurred in a backyard spa tub.

Medical personnel and officers arrived and rendered aid to the juvenile, identified by police as a 4-year-old boy. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Clark County Coroner’s office on Monday identified the boy as Kai Hawk.