MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Officials are investigating after, they said, a 2-year-old girl drowned in a Miami Gardens swimming pool.
Miami Gardens Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene in the area of North Miami Avenue and Northeast 212th Street, Friday, just before 7 p.m.
Investigators said the girl’s mother had left the home to run an errand and had left the toddler in the care of her grandmother and her adult brother. When the child’s mother came back, she told police, she found her daughter at the bottom of the pool.
Paramedics transported the child in critical condition to Jackson North Medical Center, but despite life-saving measures, she did not survive.
A heavy police presence remained at the scene, late Friday night.
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