WENDELL, N.C. (AP) -- A 15-month-old girl has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Johnston County.
Sheriff's deputies were called to the home around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
A person who called 911 said the girl had been found in the pool and was not responsive.
Spokeswoman Tammy Amaon says paramedics performed CPR and took the girl to WakeMed hospital in Raleigh, where she died about two hours later.
Her name has not been released.
The death is still under investigation.