A 3-year-old boy who was found unresponsive last week on a Robinson Independent School District bus died Sunday evening after receiving two days of medical care at a Temple hospital, police confirmed Monday.
Leonardo Prado was pronounced dead at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple on Sunday evening, Robinson Police Chief Phillip Prasifka confirmed Monday afternoon. An investigation remains ongoing into the child's death after was found unresponsive on a Robinson ISD bus on Friday morning.
A funeral service will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd., with a rosary service at 7 p.m., Robinson ISD Superintendent Michael Hope said.
A funeral mass is set for noon Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2621 Bagby Ave., with burial following at Oakwood Cemetery.
Police responded around 7:20 a.m. Friday to a call about the unconscious boy, who was on a bus in the 600 block of East Moonlight Drive. The boy was revived by first responders and taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, police said. He was then transferred by air ambulance to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.
Police and school officials have not released basic details of the case, such as where the bus was headed, how the boy's condition was discovered or what the cause of death was.
Prasifka said a joint investigation between Child Protective Services and Robinson police is continuing, and Robinson ISD officials are cooperating in the investigation.
No CPS case documents had been filed in McLennan County on Monday afternoon.
In a news release Monday, Hope expressed "heartfelt condolences" to the family of the child.
"There is nothing worse in life than the death of a child," he stated. "As our staff grieve, they have been incredible to offer and provide support. We are providing counselors for students and staff."
Hope added that "no further information about the investigation will be released; however, we will share arrangements and ways to support the family per their wishes."