Officials investigate drowning of child in Iowa Park

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UPDATE: June, 23, 2020 10:49 a.m.

According to the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office deputies with the Wichita County Sherriff’s office responded to a call at 7:40 p.m. in the 2300 block of Bridwell Road in reference to a possible drowning.

When officials arrived a juvenile female was found unresponsive and the deputies began to preform CPR.

The child was transported to United Regional Health via AMR and was pronounced dead at the Emergency Room at 8:34 pm.

According to officials the child apparently climbed a ladder going to an above ground pool and fell in.

The drowning is under investigation by the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.

IOWA PARK (KFDX/KJTL)—Wichita County Sheriff David Duke confirms a young girl drowned in a pool in Iowa park earlier Monday evening.

Duke said police responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. at Bridwell Rd.

Duke said the 18-month-old girl was found face down in the water of the swimming pool and said the father tried CPR as well as deputies.

The girl was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

This incident is under investigation, stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to learn more information.

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