Toddler passes away days after bathtub accident

Jessie Herrera // Family Photo

A 17-month-old baby lost his battle for life after spending several days in the hospital following a bathtub accident.

Baby Jessie Herrera passed away on Monday.

The toddler spent days in the hospital after a near drowning in a bathtub accident off Montalvo Road just oustide San Benito last week.

Cameron County Sheriff's Department dispatchers told Baby Jessie's mother on how to perform CPR.

Baby Jessie was revived but died after spending days in the pediatric intensive care unit.

Deputies are waiting on medical records to forward them to the Cameron County District Attorney's Office.

Family members donated the 17-month-old baby's organ to save other children's lives.

Funeral arrangements remain pending.