A three-year-old boy who wandered away from his Crane Place home drowned about 1 p.m. Thursday in a backyard pool on Cowper Circle in the Town of Tonawnanda.

Police withheld the name of the boy, but they said he was given emergency CPR when found in the pool.

The boy was pronounced dead at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

Authtories said in a statement released Friday that an investigation was underway but “there are no indications that this was anything other than a tragic accident.”