2-Year-Old Ga. Girl Dead After Leaving Family Apartment 'Without Adult Knowledge,' Falling into Pool: Police

The 2-year-old and a 4-year-old left an apartment without any adults noticing on Sunday

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A San Mateo County Sheriff's Department officer puts up police tape at a crime scene after a shooting in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on Jan. 24, 2023

A brief search for a missing 2-year-old girl from Georgia ended in tragedy on Sunday, April 21.

In a press release obtained by PEOPLE, the LaGrange police department confirmed that the girl, whose identity has not been released, was found in a pool at Cameron Crossing Apartments on the 1600 block of Meadow Terrace.

She was given emergency medical aid before being transferred to Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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Police first responded to a call about a missing child at the apartment complex around 8:27 p.m. local time. Once they arrived, the officers met with the girl's family members and realized that both the 2-year-old and a 4-year-old had left the family's apartment "without adult knowledge," per the release.

The 4-year-old was found safe in the parking lot by a resident of the complex, but the 2-year-old had been separated from her sibling.

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Police, fire personnel, residents and the child's family immediately began searching for the missing girl. Ultimately, the police and fire personnel discovered the girl in the apartment complex's pool.

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An investigation into the girl's death is underway.

Police are asking anyone with information that could help to call the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603, Detective A Blane at (706) 883-2623 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.

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