The Ottumwa Courier

July 22, 2013

7-year-old girl drowns at Mount Pleasant pool


Ottumwa Courier

---- — MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Mount Pleasant police say a 7-year-old girl has drowned at a city pool in the southeast Iowa community.

The Burlington Hawk Eye reports (http://bit.ly/159ISu1 ) police were called to the Mount Pleasant Aquatic Center on Friday evening.

Lifeguards were performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the girl, Jazmine Roth-Hines, when police arrived.

She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Her father had dropped the girl off at the pool with four friends earlier that afternoon.

Police say the drowning appears accident.

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Information from: The Hawk Eye, http://www.thehawkeye.com