NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A 5-year-old girl drowned in a backyard pool during a holiday weekend party in Florida.

Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gina Carter told the Sun Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2sdCwKm ) the girl was with her family at the party Sunday afternoon at a North Lauderdale home.

Carter says an adult found the girl in the pool around 5 p.m. The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Additional details were not immediately available. Homicide detectives with the sheriff’s office were investigating.


Information from: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/