Sheriff: No charges planned in eastern Missouri girl's death

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago November 04, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 Wednesday, November 04 2015 Wednesday, November 04, 2015 10:27:59 AM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

GRAY SUMMIT (AP) — The sheriff of eastern Missouri's Franklin County says no charges are expected in the weekend death of a 2-year-old girl who drowned in the family's above-ground swimming pool.

Authorities say Alysa Hedrick was found unresponsive Sunday evening in the pool after wandering away from the front yard where she had been playing with a sibling.

Investigators say her father attempted to revive her until emergency responders arrived, but she later died at a hospital.

Sheriff Gary Toelke says there's no fence surrounding the pool, which has steps leading to the top of it but no gate.

 

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