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Toddler dies after being pulled from pool in south Phoenix

48th and Baseline toddler drowning
Posted at 11:52 AM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 13:43:47-04

PHOENIX — A two-year-old boy has died after being found in a swimming pool in south Phoenix.

At about 11:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to a home on Vineyard Road, near 24th Street and Baseline Road.

When crews arrived they found the toddler unconscious and not breathing. Firefighters immediately started CPR and rushed him to a hospital in extremely critical condition.

The family told crews that the child was under the water in a backyard pool for an unknown amount of time.

On Tuesday, Phoenix police announced the boy had died and there are no signs of foul play.

An investigation remains ongoing.