Toddler drowns in Louisiana pond Monday evening

Published 5:25 am Tuesday, July 19, 2022

A 2-year-old girl died from an apparent drowning in a Lousiana pond Monday night.

The toddler had been found unresponsive when West Feliciana deputies arrived at the scene at about 6:30 p,m. in a pond near U.S. 61 in St. Francisville.

Deputies tried to revive the girl with the help of firefighters and paramedics.

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The child was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Officials do not believe foul play is suspected in the incident which will continue to be investigated.