AKRON, Ohio —
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The Akron Police Department is investigating today after a 4-year-old drowned in a pool at a residence Saturday afternoon.
According to officials, the incident happened around 5 p.m. during a family gathering in a home in the 800 block of Independence Avenue.
Upon arrival at the address, police found the 4-year-old girl in the pool, lying face down, unconscious and not breathing. EMS and police pulled the child out of the water and began CPR immediately.
The 4-year-old was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital and was initially listed as critical condition, but police confirm to 3News that shortly after her arrival at the hospital, she passed away.
Akron police say the matter remains under investigation at this time and that no further information is available.
This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates.
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