13-year-old girl drowns in east Charlotte pool, police say

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 13-year-old girl died from downing in a pool at an east Charlotte apartment complex Wednesday, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Authorities said emergency crews responded to a drowning just after 3:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 6100 block of Barrington Drive.

The 13-year-old girl was taken to the hospital by Medic with life-threatening injuries.

Police confirmed to FOX 46 Friday that she did not survive.

Her death is being investigated as a “Public Accident,” police say.

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