2-Year-old drowns during party in Litchfield Park

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – A 2-year-old girl drowned Sunday afternoon during a pool party in Litchfield Park.

According to authorities, the girl was visiting a home near Dysart and Bethany Home roads with her family when someone realized she had disappeared.

The girl had been missing for two to five minutes before she was found in the pool, which has a fence around it.

The homeowner performed CPR until a deputy with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrived.

The girl was rushed to the hospital, but it was too late to save her by the time she arrived.