Toddler dies after being pulled unconscious from backyard pool

A two-year-old girl has died after being found unconscious in a backyard swimming pool near Tamworth.

Emergency services rushed to a home on Peregrine Avenue at Calala just before 4.30pm on Sunday, following reports a child had been pulled unconscious from a pool.

The toddler was treated by paramedics at the house before being taken to Tamworth Hospital where she sadly passed away.


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NSW police say Officers from Oxley Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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