10-Year-Old Drowns Near Brenham

WASHINGTON COUNTY - A ten-year-old drowned in a pond northeast of Brenham Saturday.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, they received a call shortly before 5:00 p.m. about a possible drowning in the 1400 block of Allen Road. Deputies and EMS responded and began searching the pond where Devon Gilmon had been swimming.

A deputy eventually found the child. EMTs on scene began working on Gilmon, who was taken to Scott & White Hospital.

Gilmon died around 5:45 p.m.

An autopsy has been ordered.

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