BEDFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 2-year-old girl drowned Friday evening after she went missing at an apartment complex in Bedford, police say.
Police received a call at around 10 p.m. about a child who had been missing for about two and a half hours at the Amherst Apartments in the 1100 block of Amherst Circle.READ MORE: Guatemalan Drug Lord Wilson Wilfredo Luargas-Garcia Receives Life Sentence
As officers responded, they were told that the little girl was found in the apartment pool. They performed CPR on her until medics arrived.READ MORE: RL Turner High School Campus Briefly Locked Down After Student Caught With Fake Gun
The 2-year-old was transported to Cook Children’s in Fort Worth where she was pronounced dead.
The apartment pools have been closed until further notice, according to the complex.MORE NEWS: Video Shows Women Kidnapping Toddler From Garland Hotel
In a statement, the apartment’s community manager said: “The Amherst Management Team and I ask for everyone’s support and prayers for our fellow residents and all family members impacted by this tragedy.”