10-month-old drowns in Jones County

10-month-old drowns in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A 10-month-old baby has drowned in a bathtub in Jones County, according to the Jones County Sheriff's Department.

On Monday, Jones County Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on Hwy 29 North.

When they arrived on scene, the father of the 10-month-old was giving the baby CPR.

The JCSD reported that the baby drowned in the bathtub.

According to reports, the mother called 911 as the father began CPR.

The 10-month-old was taken to a local hospital by medical transport and was later transported to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

The baby died on Tuesday, and the incident in currently under investigation, according to the JCSD.