Harrison County

3-year-old pulled from Biloxi pool pronounced dead

A 3-year-old child has died after an apparent drowning at a swimming pool in Biloxi, authorities said.

The Biloxi Police Department responded to home in Biloxi after a call shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Upon arrival at the home, personnel from the Biloxi Fire Department and American Medical Response tried to revive the child who police say was found unresponsive in a swimming pool, police said.

The child was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead, and police said a preliminary investigation indicates the child died from an accidental drowning.

Biloxi police said no additional information is being released, and asks for respect for the privacy of the family at this time.