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Toddler dies after falling into Phoenix pool near 10th St. and Maryland Ave.

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Nov 25, 2021

PHOENIX — A two-year-old girl has died after falling into a backyard swimming pool in Phoenix on Thanksgiving.

The Phoenix Fire Department was called to a home near 10th Street and Maryland Avenue Thursday morning for reports of a child who was submerged in water for an unknown period of time.

Officials originally identified the child as a boy but was later clarified as being a girl.

When emergency crews got to the home the girl was already pulled from the water but unresponsive, according to Phoenix Fire.

She was rushed to a nearby pediatric hospital for treatment and was later pronounced dead.

Phoenix police have identified her as Rosemary Solis.

The incident is being investigated as a tragic accident, police said.

The Phoenix Police Department reminds everyone to watch children around water, it only takes a few minutes for a child to drown.