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TUCSON - The following is a release from the Tucson Police Department:
Tucson Police Department Dependant Child Unit Detectives have arrested 24 year-old Elisa Green and 24 year-old Shaun Green in the drowning death of their 1 year-old child Rachael Green.
On July 04, 2009 at approximately 1:30 p.m, Officers from Operations Division Midtown responded to assist Tucson Fire Department with a report of a child drowning. On arrival, officers were told that the 1 year-old child was left unattended in the bathtub with two siblings both under the age of 4 years-old for a brief period of time. Elisa Green returned to the bathroom to find Rachael underwater and unresponsive. The child was transported to University Medical Center where she died on July 08, 2009.? Detectives from the Dependant Child Unit responded to continue the investigation.
After completion of the investigation and in conclusion with the Pima County Attorney's Office, both Shaun and Elisa Green were arrested and charged in the death of their daughter one count of Negligent Homicide and three counts of Child Abuse.? They both have been booked into Pima County Jail.