An eight-year-old boy has died after he was found unconscious Saturday in a pool in Sherbrooke, Que., during a birthday party. 

City officials confirmed the drowning in a statement Monday. 

The boy is the third child to die as a result of drowning over the weekend.

Samuel Ducharme, a spokesperson for the City of Sherbrooke, called the latest death a "sad accident."

"Following the investigation conducted by our department, we are able to confirm that no criminal negligence charge will be filed," Ducharme said.