The 3-year-old Lubbock girl who nearly drowned in a backyard pool has been declared brain dead according to authorities.
Police say the girl wandered into the backyard of a home in the 1900 block of 63rd Street Friday afternoon and climbed into the pool. Witnesses told police that adults inside the home were asleep at the time. Family members pulled the girl out of the water, and performed CPR until help arrived.
Update on Near Fatal Drowning
A backyard pool was the scene of the near drowning in the 1900 block of 63rd street. Police say it was just after 5 p.m. Friday afternoon when family members pulled a three year old girl from the pool.