HOUSTON, Texas –
The Bureau of the Harris County Medical Examiner published information on the cause of death for the 10-year-old boy, who was found dead in a drier in East Houston.
The Autopsy Report Revealed
His mother identified the victim as Fernando Hernandez Jr., a third grade student at Harris Elementary School.
Investigators arrived at the apartment complex in the 12300 block of Fleming Drive just before 6 pm
According to the police, several children played hide-and-seeks and had "Nerf weapons wars" throughout the facility.
Hernandez & # 39; s mother said he's playing with his 9-year-old brother.
"I do not know what happened," said his mother, Christina Rodriguez. "I was just cooking and my little son came in and told me my son was dead on the floor."
In an eyewitness video, paramedics performing CPR on the child could be seen.
"My friend picked him up and brought him into the house," Rodriguez explained. "He was purple and his eyes were open and he was gone."
The boy was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
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