BASTROP, Tex. — A 3-year-old Carlock boy drowned in a backyard pool at his grandparents’ home in Bastrop, Texas, officials at the Travis County medical examiner’s office in Austin said Wednesday.

Thadd Michael Rassi, son of Derek and Rebekah Rassi, was found face down in the pool of the Dennis and Diane Rassi home about 6:30 p.m. Monday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

He was pronounced dead at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday at Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin, Texas.

The death was accidental, the medical examiner’s office said.

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How sad. My prayers go out to this little boys family!


Yes- very sad and unfortunate. Condolences to the loved ones of this dear boy.


Thoughts and prayers to this little boys family. Cannot imagine the pain and sorrow they are dealing with.


I can't imagine the heartbreak of losing a child, my prayers go out to the family. Heaven has another little angel, but words cannot express the pain and loss.


How very sad. Thoughts go out to this boy's family.

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