Child Drowns at Southwest Florida Home

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the apparent drowning death of a child in southwest Florida.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office reports that a drowning was reported at a Golden Gate Estates home Tuesday morning. When rescuers arrived at the house, 15-month-old Ava Grace Slaby was on the floor of the master bedroom and her mother was performing CPR.

The toddler was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

It wasn't immediately reported what caused the child's death.

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