DCF: 7-year-old drowns at pool party
Jacksonville homicide detectives called to investigate drowning
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 7-year-old drowned Saturday in pool on the city's Southside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
It happened just after 3:30 p.m. inside a gated community pool on Drayton Park Drive East.
Police said the child died at the hospital.
According to the Department of Children and Families website, the child drowned while attending a pool party for one of her classmates in which about 20 adults were in attendance.
Jacksonville homicide detectives were called to investigate.
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