Two-year-old girl dies days after being found in Phoenix backyard pool

Posted at 8:38 AM, Sep 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-09 14:27:09-04

Phoenix Police said a 2-year-old girl who fell in a backyard pool on Monday has died.

Crews were called to the home near 83rd Avenue and Camelback Road Monday afternoon where a bystander reportedly started CPR on the child.

Fire officials said the girl was out of sight for a few minutes and was found in the pool.

She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and placed on a ventilator. She passed away on Thursday, according to police.