Phoenix baby dies after being pulled from backyard pool

A one-year-old boy was pulled from a backyard pool in Phoenix and died not long after, the fire department said on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened near Union Hills Drive and I-17, said Phoenix Fire Capt. Shaun DuBois around 2 p.m. on July 2.

"The patient was found unconscious in a backyard pool with an unknown amount of downtime. CPR was in progress as firefighters arrived on scene. Phoenix PD will be handling the investigation," Capt. DuBois said.

The child was initially listed in critical condition, but on Tuesday night Phoenix Police confirmed the unidentified child died from his injuries.

"Detectives responded to take over the investigation. Further details into what led to this terrible incident are under investigation," Phoenix Police said.

Authorities initially identified the victim as a 2-year-old boy.

No more information was made available.

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