AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old girl died after she was pulled from a pool in Akron over the weekend, authorities said.
Akron police said emergency responders were called at about 5:30 p.m.. Saturday to the residence in the city’s Chapel Hill neighborhood and found the girl unconscious and not breathing.READ MORE: Jubilee Ministries And First Responders In New Castle Hold Food Distribution
She was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly afterward, police said.READ MORE: Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Ahmir Tuli In Pittsburgh Police Custody
Investigators said residents of the home were having a family gathering and people had been in and out of the above-ground pool throughout the day. The girl had also been swimming during the day before she was found face-down in the pool that evening, police said.
The girl’s name wasn’t immediately released. Police said an investigation into the death continues.MORE NEWS: Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh And Pa. Diaper Bank Team Up To Help Families In Need
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