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FD: 1-year-old dies after being pulled from pool in Cave Creek

Posted at 8:35 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 11:51:48-04

CAVE CREEK, AZ — Police say a 1-year-old has died after being pulled from a pool in Cave Creek Tuesday morning.

Rural Metro fire officials say they were called to a home near 58th Street and Dixileta Drive around 8 a.m.

A 1-year-old boy was reportedly pulled from the pool and was not breathing at the time. Family performed CPR but the child remained unresponsive and was taken to a hospital. The child later died, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says.

At this point, it's not known how long the child was in the water or how he got into the water.

Officials originally said the child was 5 years old, however, updated their information to say the child was younger.

No further information has been released.