5-year-old pronounced dead after drowning in Columbus pond

A 5-year-old girl was pronounced dead Monday morning after drowning in a pond. (MGN)
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COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - A 5-year-old girl was pronounced dead Monday morning after drowning in a pond, reports WCBI.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant says Annabelle Bush was found in a small pond not far from her home in the New Hope area.

Her body was found by the property owners.

The coroner pronounced the child dead at Baptist Memorial Hospital shortly after the incident.

The investigation into her death is on-going.

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