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Avondale 1-year-old pronounced dead after found unresponsive in bathtub

May 10, 2020, 3:35 PM

(Getty Images/John Moore)...

(Getty Images/John Moore)

(Getty Images/John Moore)

PHOENIX — A 1-year-old child was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in a bathtub on Sunday, authorities said.

Avondale police arrived at a residence near the 12200 block of W. Monroe Street regarding a call of a around 1:13 p.m. in response to a call reporting that the child had been found not breathing in a bathtub, Officer Jaret Redfearn told KTAR News 92.3 FM.

The child was then transported to a local hospital for treatment and was pronounced dead by medical personnel around 1:58 p.m.

Avondale police detectives have since been called to the residence where the incident occurred.

No further information was immediately available.

The investigation remains ongoing.

KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Julie Levin contributed to this report.

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Avondale 1-year-old pronounced dead after found unresponsive in bathtub