2-year-old girl drowns in pool at Unicoi County home

A 2-year-old girl is dead after drowning in a pool in Unicoi County Sunday.

Sheriff Mike Hensley said the girl was found floating in a pool around 12:30 this afternoon at a home on Bacus Hensley Road.

He said the parents were looking for the child when they found her body in the pool.

Hensley said the deputy performed CPR until EMS arrived.

She died at Johnson City Medical Center.

Hensley said this incident remains under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.

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