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1-year-old dies after drowning in bathtub in Avondale home

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Posted at 8:57 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 11:57:01-04

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 1-year-old child has died after being found submerged in a bathtub in an Avondale home. Avondale firefighters were called Sunday afternoon about a possible drowning.

They administered CPR on the child, who was then transported to a hospital in Goodyear in extremely critical condition. Hospital staff pronounced the child dead a short time later.

Investigators say the child’s parents and siblings were home at the time. Police are now looking into what led to the drowning.