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Girl, 2, Drowns In Pool At Rowland Heights Home

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ROWLAND HEIGHTS (CBS) — Authorities said a 2-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool at a Rowland Heights home.

A relative found the child Friday evening in the swimming pool in the 2200 block of Deepgrove Avenue, said Sgt. Angie Wilkinson of the sheriff’s Walnut station.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene about 7:20 p.m. Friday where they found family members attempting to revive the child.

The girl was taken to St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton where she was pronounced dead.

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