Toddler pulled from Anthem backyard pool pronounced dead



A 2-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool in Anthem, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Emergency responders received a 9-1-1 call around 6 p.m. about a child found unresponsive in a swimming pool. It is estimated the boy’s mother lost track of him for about five minutes, according to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy Joaquin Enriquez.

The boy’s mother began CPR, and sheriff’s deputies took over until firefighters and paramedics arrived. The child’s two siblings were also home at the time, Enriquez said. […]

Enriquez said there was no fence around the pool but the house had a security door for the backyard. It was unknown Friday how the boy gained access to the backyard. […]

Thursday morning, a 2-year-old boy nearly drowned after crawling under a broken pool fence at a home near Fourth Street and Union Hills Drive in north Phoenix.

3-year-old boy died after he was pulled from a swimming pool at a home near Camelback Road and 64th Street Sunday morning.


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