CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - A six year old boy playing in the water has drowned just south of Bob Hall Pier on Padre Island. Police say a woman brought her step son into the emergency room at Bay Area Hospital Friday night. Doctors tried to revive the boy, however they were unsuccessful. The woman told police she let the boy take off his life jacket while he was playing in the shallow water, but then he disappeared. The boy later re-surfaced face down in the water. No criminal charges have been filed and the case is still under investigation.