Child Drowns in City Pool

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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 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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