Toddler drowns in pool near Endicott

ENDICOTT, Wash. — A 2-year-old girl drowned in a pool near Endicott Tuesday evening.

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office said the toddler had been playing outside with her siblings when she went missing.

After about 15 minutes, she was discovered unresponsive in an older, unused concrete swimming pool. The child was found in less than two feet of residual standing water.

Family members and emergency crews attempted to save the girl, but she was pronounced dead at the Whitman Community Hospital.