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2-year-old dies after found floating in New Port Richey pool

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Posted at 11:10 AM, Mar 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-07 11:20:10-05

A death investigation is underway after a 2-year-old was found in a New Port Richey pool.

Officers responded Tuesday just before 6 p.m. to a home at 5538 Senate Lane with regards to a missing 2-year-old.

A search was conducted of the home and surrounding areas.

The child was found by officers floating in a neighboring pool.

Officers jumped in and began performing CPR.

The child was airlifted to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa, but was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.