Police: 8-month-old Mississippi girl accidentally drowns in small tub

Published 9:47 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Police are investigating the apparent drowning of an 8-month-old girl in Jackson.

Jackson Police report they the incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at a residence on Broadmoor Drive.

The victim reportedly was briefly left unattended in a small tub. Police believe the baby’s drowning was accidental and said no charges were pending.

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The child was transported by a family member to a local hospital.