Police: Ohio toddler drowns in pool at grandparents’ house

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old Ohio girl drowned in a swimming pool while visiting her grandparents in central Florida.

According to The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1UmuqKh ), Port Orange Police reported that Trinity Fuson drowned Thursday in her grandparents’ backyard pool.

The girl’s Ohio hometown was not released. Lt. Kimberly Kilpatrick told the newspaper that Trinity and her 5-year-old brother had arrived at the home on Wednesday.

Police said Trinity had been put down for a nap and it wasn’t clear how she got into the pool. According to police, Tabitha Roberts was trying to revive her granddaughter with the help of a sheriff’s dispatcher on the phone when officers arrived.

The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Kilpatrick said the children’s parents were notified and the investigation continues.


Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com