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Silver Spring boy drowns at McLean party

Monday - 6/30/2014, 1:41pm  ET

WASHINGTON -- A 4-year-old boy drowned on Saturday during a party in McLean, Virginia, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Police were called to the home, along the 900 block of Douglass Drive, shortly after 9 p.m. on June 28. Once they arrived, police officers found adults performing CPR on the boy in the backyard.

He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

According to police, the boy and his family -- from Silver Spring, Maryland -- were at the party when another child saw the boy in the pool and told the adults.

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