2-year-old drowns in above-ground Anderson pool

On 07-05-13 at approximately 8:45 p.m., Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to Cloverdale Road in Anderson to assist medical on a possible drowning.

Upon arrival, it was ascertained that family members found a two-year-old female unresponsive in an above-ground pool.

CPR was immediately started by family members until medical personnel arrived on scene. Medical took over CPR efforts and transported the victim to Mercy Medical Center.

Further information is not available at this time.

From Shasta County Sheriff Department press release.

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4 Responses

  1. Praying for the child and the family. How tragic!

  2. Avatar Wendi Harner says:

    My heart goes out to the family. This little girl was a shining star that will be missed. I'll never forget you little miss. XOXOX

  3. Avatar Best Wishes Family says:

    The sweet little girl is now in the loving arms of our sweet Jesus Christ. The keeper of all children. She is in a much better place now.

  4. Avatar Terrie says:

    Please cover all water or fence it, even a bucket or small pool can be deadly, I am so sorry for the loss of this child, but please cover or fence all bodies of water, even the toilet. They even have locks for toilets because a small child is top heavy and can fall in and cannot get out !