The coroner’s office on Sunday released the name of a 3-year-old boy who was pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool in Porter Ranch with his twin brother and taken to hospital, where he died and l the other was in critical condition. .

It was Kai Bernabe, the coroner’s office said. The children would initially be 4 years old.

Paramedics were dispatched to the 10,000 block of Des Moines Avenue, just east of Tampa Avenue north of Devonshire Street, around 10:35 a.m. Friday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department and Police Department. of Los Angeles Angels.

“While LAFD firefighters/dispatchers provided CPR advice over the phone, LAFD firefighters/paramedics quickly arrived to continue advanced life support, quickly transporting the couple, one in critical condition, the other in critical condition, and their parents to a regional pediatric trauma center,” LAFD’s Brian Humphrey said in a statement.

LAFD Captain Erik Scott said the critically injured boy, now identified as Kai Bernabe, died in hospital, while the other was in critical condition. As of 8:30 p.m. Saturday, there was no update on the condition of this other child.

Police also attended the scene to investigate how the children ended up in the pool, but said there was no evidence of wrongdoing and described the matter as a ” tragic accident”.

A city emergency response team was dispatched to the scene to assist family and neighbors.

“It’s important to remind people with pools to do four things, especially as summer approaches,” Scott said. “The first thing is to secure your pool with the appropriate barriers; the second is to appoint a guardian of the water when the children bathe; the third is, if there is no child in the house, first check the water; and the fourth is to learn CPR.

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