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Clearwater toddler dies after drowning in family's pool, police say

Posted at 5:02 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 17:02:43-04

CLEARWATER, Fla. — A 22-month-old girl died in Clearwater on Thursday night after she was found days earlier in her family's back-yard pool, police say.

Clearwater police say Lanita Vasilivena Bykov was found by her father on Monday after both parents were unable to find her.

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Bykov was taken to Morton Plant Hospital that day, then transferred that night to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa.

The toddler was pronounced dead on Thursday night.