PHOENIX – Authorities say a young girl that taken to the hospital after a “water-related incident” in the North Valley has died.
Phoenix firefighters responded to a home near Interstate 17 and Jomax Road around 3:30 p.m.Firefighters say a 3-year-old girl was in critical condition and passed away on Monday.
The Phoenix Police Department said the child was pulled from a backyard pool by her father. A neighbor, who is a teacher recently re-certified in CPR, heard his cries and provided aid until emergency crews arrived.
Authorities estimate the child was in the water for about two minutes. There is no fence around the pool.