YOUNGTOWN, Ariz. (KSAZ) - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says a 1-year-old girl has died after she was found in a Youngtown pool on Tuesday.
Fire officials in Sun City said Tuesday evening that the 1-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was found in a pool.
Officials said the incident happened at the 11000 block of 113rd Avenue in Youngtown. Sun City Fire officials confirmed Monday evening that the girl managed to crawl through the doggie door of the home, and get into the backyard pool.
The pool was reportedly not fenced, and fire officials said the girl, according to her parents, was missing for about 10 minutes. Fire officials, however, say it is still not known as to how long the girl was in the water. The girl was found unresponsive.
MCSO is investigating.