HACIENDA HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — Authorities identified a 9-year-old boy who drowned in a backyard pool in Hacienda Heights over the weekend.

The boy was identified as Neal Gutierrez of La Puente, Los Angeles County Coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said. An autopsy was pending on the child.

Sheriff’s homicide investigators were sent out to the 3000 block of Leticia Drive in Hacienda Heights Saturday just before 9 p.m. to investigate the drowning.

The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Anyone with information about the death can call sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.

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