BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Battle Creek Police Department is investigating what it says was the drowning of an eight-year-old girl in a public pool.
Investigators say it happened around 8 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of Taft Court, in the River Oaks Apartments complex. That’s north of M-96.
Police say the girl was pulled from the community pool “unconscious and unresponsive. Emergency personnel arrived quickly and began CPR.”
But she later was declared dead at a hospital. The little girl’s name has not been released.