10-year-old playing hide-and-seek found dead in dryer

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HOUSTON, Tex. (WAND) - A 10-year-old boy was found dead in a clothes dryer at an apartment complex.

He and other children from the complex had been playing hide-and-seek and playing with Nerf guns.

10-year-old Fernando Hernandez Jr. was in the third grade. He was found dead in the dryer in the complex laundry room around 6 p.m. Friday.

His mother had seen him alive just a half hour before.

Paramedics tried performing CPR, but the child was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

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