Authorities say a 5-year-old Fayetteville girl drowned in a swimming pool in western Arkansas. The Southwest Times Record reports the girl drowned in a pool in Van Buren on Wednesday. Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown says the girl was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead after her 17-year-old brother and his 16-year-old girlfriend found her lifeless in a pool and called 911. Brown says the teens were watching the 5-year-old at the girlfriend's grandmother's house in the Oak Grove community of Van Buren when they noticed her missing. Brown says authorities are investigating the death as an accident.
Child Drowns In Western Arkansas Swimming Pool
By Associated Press • Jul 5, 2013