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Toddler found unresponsive in backyard Peoria pool, died at hospital

Posted at 10:51 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 20:31:57-04

A 16-month-old girl was found unresponsive in a backyard pool on Friday morning in Peoria. 

Crews were called to the home near 83rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road around 7 a.m. 

According to Peoria fire, the child was not breathing when she was found and was taken to the hospital by ground where she was pronounced dead. 

Video from the scene showed a fenced-in pool, however, there is no word on how the child got into the pool area. 

Peoria police detectives are on the scene.