Girl, 7, drowns at community pool, St. Cloud police say

Girl pronounced dead at hospital, cops say

ST. CLOUD, Fla. - A 7-year-old girl drowned at a community pool Saturday, the St. Cloud Police Department said.

Members of the St. Cloud Police Department and St. Cloud Fire Rescue responded after 5 p.m. to the community pool for the Anthem Park Subdivision at 2050 Remembrance Ave. for a possible drowning.

Police said officers began life-saving measures on the girl.

Fire Rescue personnel continued life-saving measures and took the girl to St. Cloud Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

The girl and her family were visiting friends in the neighborhood and do not reside in the city. Police said investigators determined the girl and her friends were in the pool without their parent's consent.

There were several other people in and around the pool when the incident occurred, police said.

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