Carl Crawford was the first to comment on the macabre incident that took place at his home in Houston on May 16.
He posted a message on social media about the drowning of a five-year-old child and a woman in the pool at his residence. In an official statement, the big baseball star expresses his sincere regret for what happened, tries to cope with difficult emotions, and shares prayers with the relatives of the deceased.
The incident occurred when a baseball player was hosting some guests at home. The child, left unattended, began to choke in the pool, and the woman nearby tried to pull him out. As a result, she also drowned. The victims were pronounced dead in the hospital after resuscitation attempts.