TULSA, Okla. — Police say a 3-year-old girl has drowned during a birthday party at a community swimming pool in east Tulsa.

Sgt. Chris Moudy told reporters that officers were called about 7:40 p.m. Saturday to the pool and the girl was taken to a hospital where she died.

Her name has not been released.

Moudy said the girl apparently made her way into the pool at the end of a birthday party while adults were cleaning.

Police say it isn’t known how long the toddler was in the pool before being discovered.

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