Two Toddlers Die At Separate July 4th Parties In Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a swimming pool during a July 4th holiday party at a Florida home.

Jacksonville Sheriff’s officials tell local news outlets that people at the party tried to resuscitate Kierra Williams at the scene on Sunday evening, but she was declared dead at a hospital a short time later.

Officials say a large house party was going on when the girl drowned. Sheriff’s officials are investigating, but say foul play isn’t suspected.

Police: 2-year-old boy drowns in Florida pool

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a two-year-old boy drowned in a backyard pool.

The Sun Sentinel reports Lauderhill police spokesman Lt. Michael Santiago says police received a report of a “lifeless” child in a pool on Friday.

Santiago says there was no party or event taking place, but family members, friends and workers were present at the home.

He says a family member pulled the child from the water and the first officer on the scene performed CPR until paramedics arrived.

The child was taken to the hospital, where he died.