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La Palma Police Investigating Drowning Death of Toddler in Backyard Swimming Pool 

On January 23, 2015, at about 3:30 P.M., the La Palma Police Department received a 911 call of a possible drowning, from a resident in the 8200 block of Del Oro Circle. A two-year old child had been found by a relative, unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool. A relative pulled the child from the pool, called 911, and began CPR. Police Officers arrived and continued CPR until Orange County Fire Authority Paramedics arrived at the scene and took-over life saving measures. The child was transported to La Palma Intercommunity Hospital and died a short time later.

La Palma Police Detectives and the Orange County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

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