MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Police said a young girl drowned Tuesday afternoon in a lake near her family home in Coconut Creek.
The girl who was less than 2 years old was found unresponsive at the lake on Cocoplum Circle.READ MORE: 'You Have Just Declared War On First Amendment In Florida': Sen. Shevrin Jones Blasts Gov. DeSantis For Signing 'Anti-Riot' Bill Into Law
Police said officers began CPR on the child and then turned over life-saving efforts to emergency medical personnel from the Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Department.READ MORE: Florida House Cruise Ship Bill Narrowed To Key West
The toddler was transported to Northwest Medical Center in Margate where she died a short time later.
Police are calling the drowning an accident, but are not saying anything else about what may have led to the drowning.MORE NEWS: Social Media Crackdown Moves Forward
The child’s name has not been released.