- Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Buffalo say the death of a 1-year-old girl who drowned inside a home was accidental.

Officials say the girl was found unresponsive in water in the home’s bathroom area when officers arrived at the home Tuesday afternoon. Police aren’t releasing how the child entered the water or other details, but they say her death was accidental.

The girl was transported to Women and Children’s Hospital, where she later died. Police say family members were home at the time of the incident.

Medical examiners conducted an autopsy and ruled the death as a drowning.

Erie County Child Protective Services is now investigating.



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