Nov 152013

PHOENIX – Authorities say a 2-year-old girl pulled from a west Phoenix pool Sunday night has died.

The girl was found floating in the backyard pool near 63rd Avenue and Camelback Road around 6:30 p.m.

Fire officials say the family was performing CPR when paramedics arrived.

She died early Monday morning, according to Phoenix police.

There were reportedly about 15 people at the home for a family gathering and the girl went five to 15 minutes without being accounted for.

Authorities say the pool does not have a fence around it.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident but say it appears to be a tragic accident.

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