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2-year-old child dies after being pulled from Raytown pool

Updated: 2013-06-26T14:08:33Z

A two-year-old child died Tuesday evening after being pulled from a pool at a Raytown house.

Police and emergency workers were called about 5:10 p.m. to the house in the 7900 block of Ditzler Avenue on reports of a child discovered not breathing. They began CPR and rushed the child to a hospital.

The child died later at the hospital.

Police continue to investigate the case, but said that by initial indications, the drowning appears to be a tragic accident.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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