Girl drowns in family pool in Saint-Amable, east of Montreal

A 7-year-old girl drowned in her family pool, Weds. June 20, 2018. TVA

A young girl drowned in her family pool in Saint-Amable, a town just east of Montreal, Wednesday evening.

According to Richelieu-Saint-Laurent police, the seven-year-old’s mother said she lost sight of her daughter around 5 p.m. as she was making dinner.

She found the little girl floating in the pool.

Police respond after a seven-year-old is found in the family pool, June 20, 2018. TVA

Police tried to revive her, but were unsuccessful; she was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.

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Friends and neighbours have dropped off flowers and stuffed animals on the family’s front yard.

Friends and family have left stuffed animals on the yard of a family whose seven-year-old drowned, June 20, 2018. TVA

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