BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Authorities are investigating after a 6-year-old girl apparently drowned at a home in Bloomfield Township.

The girl was reportedly found floating in an indoor pool later Thursday night at a home on Morningside Way, off of Long Lake Road west of Telegraph Road.

Officers found family members performing CPR on the child, identified as the homeowner’s granddaughter. The girl was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police believe the girl got into the indoor pool alone and drowned. It’s not clear how long she was there before her family found her. The child’s name was not immediately released.

An autopsy is expected later Friday.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 and for the latest. 


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Cooking Classes In DetroitLearn how to whip up some wonderful dishes while having fun!
5 Bucket List Items To Cross Off In DetroitThe “must-do” items for anyone making a trip to Detroit.
Best Spots For A Quick Lunch In Downtown DetroitThese places will get you in and out.

Watch & Listen LIVE