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1-year-old dies after drowning incident in Tempe

The incident happened Saturday at an apartment complex pool near Baseline and Rural roads in Tempe, according to authorities.

TEMPE, Ariz. — A 1-year-old girl, who was in critical condition Saturday following a near-drowning at an apartment complex pool near Baseline and Rural roads in Tempe, has died. 

Authorities confirmed Monday the toddler did not survive. 

"We are deeply saddened by this news and will be working to send out safety messaging to reinforce always watching kids around water," a spokesperson for Tempe Fire said Monday. 

Fire personnel responded to the scene around 5:10 p.m., where they found a bystander and police performing CPR on the child, police said. 

The child was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. 

There is no new information on the events leading up to the near-drowning. 

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