Tragedy in Antioch: 2-year-old girl drowns in family pool

Tragedy in Antioch: 2-year-old girl drowns in family pool

ANTIOCH — A 2-year-old girl drowned Wednesday night after falling into a family swimming pool, police said.

The incident occurred in the 4600 block of Durness Court, police said. Paramedics from the Contra Costa Fire Protection District were called around 8:15 p.m.

When rescue crews arrived, the child was unresponsive. They performed live-saving measures, and an ambulance rushed her to a hospital, but she died there.


Authorities did not immediately identify her.


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