FAIRFIELD -- A 7-year-old Oakland boy drowned in a family friend's backyard pool in Fairfield on Saturday morning, police said.
The boy and his family were visiting family friends when the accident occurred, according to Fairfield police Lt. Randy Fenn.
The boy was found floating face down in a pool behind a home on Howe Court around 11:30 a.m., police said. His parents were not there at the time of the incident.
An adult who lived at the house found the boy and called police.
The boy was taken to NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield, where he was pronounced dead, Fenn said.
The incident is under investigation.
Bay City News Service contributed to this report. Contact Katie Nelson at 925-945-4780 or follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.