TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -A toddler drowned on Tucson’s east side Saturday, according to city police.
It is the third water incident involving a child in only 10 days.
On Feb. 27, an 18-month-old boy drowned in the 10400 block of North Flintlock Trail. A homicide unit from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating that incident.
On Feb. 25, a 1-year-old nearly drowned in the 9000 block of Muleshoe Street.Capt.
Barrett Baker, a spokesman for the Tucson Fire Department, said the latest incident involved a 2-year-old girl. Baker said the child was found in a swimming pool at a home in the 8000 block of East Kenyon Drive.