Baby, 16 months, pulled from Margate pool dies

Child taken to Northwest Medical Center in critical condition


MARGATE – A 16-month-old girl was pulled from a pool Wednesday at a home located at 6122 South Gate Boulevard Thursday died overnight.

Fire rescue says the girl was found unconscious in the pool behind the home.

The child's mother reportedly pulled her out of the pool.

Margate police officers responded to the scene and performed CPR until firefighters arrived.

The child was taken to Northwest Medical Center and then moved to Plantation General where died.