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Toddler drowns in Marrero family pool

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MARRERO, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a 2-year-old girl drowned in the family's above ground swimming pool over the weekend.

Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies responded to the call around 6:10 p.m. Saturday in Marrero.

Deputies say family members found the girl lying in the bottom of the pool.

The toddler was rushed to West Jefferson Hospital where she was pronounced dead an hour later.

Deputies identified the victim as Natalie Gandy, of Marrero.

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