Toddler dies after found in Calala poool

A girl has died after being found unconscious in a backyard swimming pool near Tamworth yesterday.

Just before 4.30pm, emergency services were called to a home on Peregrine Avenue, Calala, after reports a girl had been pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool.

The two-year-old was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Tamworth hospital, where she died.

Officers from Oxley Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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