Pinellas Sheriff: Little girl pulled from family pool after nearly drowning

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. - A one year old girl is recovering after nearly drowning at her house Saturday morning.

Pinellas County Sheriff deputies say Skylar Devlin, was playing out in the backyard with a family friend while her caregiver was getting the house ready for a family get-together.

When the caregiver went outside to check on Devlin she only saw the friend and not the little girl. She was soon found at the bottom of the family's in ground pool.

Both adults were able to get Devlin out of the pool. She was taken to a nearby hospital suffering from only non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies believe the near drowning was accidental and will not be filling charges.

 

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