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MCSO: 3-year-old found unresponsive in Queen Creek pool dies

Posted: 6:34 PM, Apr 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-21 07:39:27-04
KNXV Queen Creek 3-year-old pulled from pool

QUEEN CREEK, AZ — A 3-year-old girl who was found unresponsive on the bottom of the pool on Friday night has died "despite life-saving measures," according to a spokesperson for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

Firefighters responded to a home near Crismon and Queen Creek roads around 6:15 p.m. to find a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive on the bottom of the pool.

MCSO says deputies performed life-saving measures until firefighters and paramedics arrived.

A helicopter was called to take the child to a nearby hospital, where she later died.

MCSO says detectives will take charge of an investigation into the drowning.