Drowning numbers frustrate Texas paramedics


By Mike Glenn
Houston Chronicle

HOUSTON — The scene has become all too common in Houston — paramedics struggling to restore life to a small child pulled from a local swimming pool while relatives look on, helpless and frantic.

Jonathan Hernandez, 3, died late Monday after he apparently fell unnoticed into a swimming pool at a southwest Houston apartment complex. The little boy was found lying on the bottom of the murky pool.

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