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3-year-old drowns over the weekend in Freestone County

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Posted at 9:25 AM, May 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-11 10:25:26-04

A 3-year-old boy has drowned after wandering off from family members who were fishing Sunday afternoon in Freestone County.

Freestone County Deputies, along with Department of Public Safety Troopers, were called about 3 p.m. Sunday to a location near the Donie reservoir in the small community of Donie, near Highway 164 in Freestone County.

Members of the Donie Fire Department and game wardens assisted with the search, along with an Air Evac helicopter.

The child's body was found about 8 p.m. in a nearby stock tank or pond, in a separate body of water from where the other family members had been fishing.

The 3-year-old boy has been identified as Damon Lamont Jaycee Flury of Donie.