Infants Rescued from Drowning in Swimming Pool

July 15, 1999

Thursday, July 15, 1999
Subject #1: Jaracs Togi, male, Samoan infant, 13 mos. (DOB: 6/14/98)

Subject #2: Lelani Fuimaono, female, Samoan infant, 16 ½ mos. (DOB: 1/28/98)

On Wednesday, July 14, 1999, at approximately 10:10 a.m., family members discovered two of their infants submerged and unconscious in the family’s swimming pool, at the 1100 block of King Street, in the Harbor Area. Both infants reside at the location and are cousins. Los Angeles City Fire Department Paramedics were called to the scene and transported the infants to a local emergency hospital for medical treatment.

The male infant was placed on life support systems and is currently listed in critical condition. The female infant was admitted to the hospital and her condition is stable. Both infants were booked for Child Neglect and the Los Angeles County Department of Children Services were notified. No arrests have been made, however, the investigation is continuing.

South Bureau Homicide Detectives are handling the investigation. Anyone with information, please call 213-847-1310.

For Release 1:35 pm PDT
July 15, 1999