2 Year-Old Drowns in East Islip Backyard Pool, According to Authorities
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: August 20 2018
Police: The toddler was transported to Southside Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
SCPD are investigating the drowning death of a 2-year-old girl in East Islip.
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East Islip, NY - August 20, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the drowning death of a 2-year-old girl in East Islip on Friday, August 17.
Third Precinct officers responded to a residence on Percy Williams Drive at approximately 5:50 p.m. after a woman called 911 to report that she pulled her 2-year-old granddaughter, Galaxy Belenger, from the home’s inground pool and she was not breathing. The grandmother performed CPR until officers and rescue personnel arrived.