Toddler dies after found in backyard pool, NSW

A toddler has died after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool in Sydney’s west tonight.

Just before 8pm (Wednesday 9 January 2019), emergency services were called to a home in Greenbank Drive, Werrington Drowns, after a girl was pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool.

The two-year-old girl was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene before being taken to Nepean Hospital where she died.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command have established a crime scene at the home and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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