ARIZONA NEWS

3-year-old dead after drowning in Peoria swimming pool

Feb 9, 2024, 5:32 PM | Updated: 6:47 pm

Peoria fire and medical officials pulled a child out of a pool at around 4 p.m. on Friday, official...

Peoria fire and medical officials pulled a child out of a pool at around 4 p.m. on Friday, officials said. (Pexels Photo)

(Pexels Photo)

PHOENIX — A child died in the hospital after being pulled out of a Peoria swimming pool on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Emergency crews with the Peoria Fire Department responded to a call reporting a possible drowning in the area of 91st Avenue and Deer Valley Road at around 4 p.m.

They found the toddler unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool, the Peoria Police Department said.

“When officers arrived, they began life saving measures on a 3-year-old child,” police said.

Fire and medical officials transported the child to local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The child passed away at a local hospital, Peoria police announced at 6:38 p.m.

KTAR News and Fulton Homes want to remind you that two seconds is too long to take your eyes off kids near water. To learn more about this campaign, visit the website.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management)...

KTAR.com

Romero, Circle fires threatening land near Kearny in rural Arizona

Crews are working toward containment on two large fires threatening farm land in rural Arizona near Kearny, officials said Sunday.

3 minutes ago

People in the Valley are without power after weekend outages...

KTAR.com

Power mostly restored across metro Phoenix morning after storms rolled through

Over 200 people in the Valley went without power early Monday morning, according to the Salt River Project and Arizona Public Service.

2 hours ago

Hemisphere GNNS logo...

Payne Moses

Arizona GPS company agrees to pay $2.6M to settle false claims allegations

Hemisphere GNSS Inc., an Arizona-based satellite GPS manufacturer, agreed to pay $2.6 million in order to settle allegations it gave false information in application for a Paycheck Protection Program loan.

3 hours ago

Etta restaurant in Scottsdale to close temporarily after sale...

KTAR.com

Scottsdale restaurant to close temporarily after sale

Etta, the Italian-inspired neighborhood restaurant in Scottsdale Quarter, is temporarily closing for renovations beginning Monday.

4 hours ago

Judge serving justice in court...

KTAR.com

Phoenix man convicted of assaulting officer, human smuggling south of Tucson

A 55-year-old Phoenix man was convicted of crimes related to the assault of a federal officer and human smuggling last week.

4 hours ago

Interior of Picklemall, at the Arizona Mills shopping mall in Tempe, which is closing down....

Brandon Brown/Phoenix Business Journal

Picklemall exec opens up about abrupt closing of 16-court facility in Tempe

Less than a year after opening in the Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe, a pickleball concept is closing its doors.

4 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Sanderson Ford

3 storylines to get you revved up for the 2024 Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals training camp is just a couple weeks away starting on July 25, and Sanderson Ford is revved up and ready to go.

...

Sanderson Ford

3 new rides for 3 new road trips in Arizona

It's time for the Sanderson Ford Memorial Day sale with the Mighty Fine 69 Anniversary, as Sanderson Ford turned 69 years old in May.

...

DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.

3-year-old dead after drowning in Peoria swimming pool