3-year-old dead after drowning in Peoria swimming pool
Feb 9, 2024, 5:32 PM | Updated: 6:47 pm
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.
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