Mother, 5-year-old daughter found dead in pool

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – A South Florida mother and her 5-year-old daughter have died after being found unresponsive in an apartment complex pool.

Local news outlets report that Coral Springs police say 31-year-old woman and a girl were discovered face down in the pool Sunday afternoon and were unresponsive when they were pulled out.

Both were taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

Police spokeswoman Sgt. Carla Kmiotek says they’re working to figure out how both of the victims ended up in the pool.

Kmiotek says it’s possible the mother and daughter were underwater for over an hour.

Officials have not released the victims’ identities. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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