A five year old Orange boy drowned Monday, while on a family outing in Port Acres. The family was at a home on Diamond Ave., when the boy went missing at about 3:45, Memorial Day afternoon.

Family, friends and neighbors began searching for Billy Lawwill, and he was found in the swimming pool.

Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett pronounced the boy dead at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.

The drowning remains under investigation.