El Mirage PD: 2-year-old dies after being found floating in pool

EL MIRAGE, AZ - Authorities say a 2-year-old has died after the toddler was found floating in a family pool in El Mirage Sunday morning.

Sgt. Annita Boynton with the El Mirage Police Department said fire officials responded to a drowning call around 9 a.m. near El Mirage and Cactus roads and found a toddler floating in a pool.

The toddler was transported to the hospital in "poor condition," according to Boynton. The child has since died.

A spokesman for the El Mirage Fire Department said family members were providing CPR when units arrived two minutes after receiving the first call.

Officials said there is no fence surrounding the pool and it is unclear how the child got into the pool or how long the child was in the pool for.

No other details were released.

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