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Police release names of young girl, father who die after they're found unresponsive in wading pool at Alice Keith Park

BEAUMONT - A young girl and her father have died at a hospital after they were found unresponsive in the wading pool at Alice Keith Park in Beaumont, which is closed, according to information Beaumont Police and the Beaumont Fire Department provided to KFDM News.

Stay with KFDM News and kfdm.com for updates.

Detectives identified the man as 31-year-old Traveth Quinn and the child was his daughter, 3-year-old Legend Quinn.  Both were residents of Beaumont. 

Paramedics responded to a call at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday reporting two unresponsive people in the pool at Alice Keith Park, according to Beaumont Fire Dispatchers.

Sgt. Rob Flores with the Beaumont Police Department tells KFDM News paramedics were working on a man and a small girl found in about a foot of water in the wading pool.

Circumstances surrounding the drowning are suspicious and detectives are working to determine how Traveth and Legend entered the locked facility and how they spent their morning prior to going to the pool.  Detectives are interviewing neighbors who live near the pool as well as family members of Traveth and Legend.  

Flores says both died at Baptist Beaumont Hospital. Police aren't releasing they're names until they notify relatives.

Justice of the Peace Ransom "Duce" Jones has ordered autopsies to learn more about what caused the deaths.


BEAUMONT - From BPD

Detectives are searching for answers to determine how a man and his daughter drowned in a south end pool.  

At about 10:40 a.m. today, patrol officers responded to a reported drowning in the wading pool of the Alice Keith Park located in the 4000 block of Reed Street.  

A City of Beaumont maintenance worker was checking the grounds when he saw a man floating face down in the wading pool.  The worker approached and saw that the arm of a child was sticking out from underneath the man. The worker immediately called 911. 

Beaumont EMS and Fire Department personnel attempted to resuscitate the man and child at the scene.  They then rushed the two to the Baptist Hospital Emergency Room where ER personnel pronounced them dead.  

Detectives identified the man as 31-year-old Traveth Quinn and the child was his daughter, 3-year-old Legend Quinn.  Both were residents of Beaumont. 

Circumstances surrounding the drowning are suspicious and detectives are working to determine how Traveth and Legend entered the locked facility and how they spent their morning prior to going to the pool.  Detectives are interviewing neighbors who live near the pool as well as family members of Traveth and Legend.  

Judge Ransom Jones has ordered autopsies, which will be performed tomorrow.  


 

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