Toddler dies after being pulled from pool

Published 9:05 pm Thursday, August 3, 2017

JACKSON (AP) — A 2-year-old girl who was found unresponsive in a Mississippi pool has died.

The child died Wednesday after being pulled from a pool Tuesday evening.

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says deputies along with the Florence Fire Department responded to the scene at about 7 p.m.

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The mother pulled the girl from the pool before a deputy arrived and performed CPR. The child was taken to Blair E. Batson Hospital in Jackson, where she later died.