She is currently in serious condition.
It’s difficult to explain to young children, but age doesn’t make it any easier.
Crime tape surrounds the family’s above ground pool. A police chaplain talked to people grieving.
A family friend tells Newschannel 3 the infant’s father rode in the ambulance with his little girl to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.
It happened just before 6 p.m. on Thursday evening, and as police cars lined Indigo Road, neighbors took notice, worry set in as they heard the news.
“It’s absolutely terrible,” said Peter Stevens, a neighbor. “I have an 18-month-old daughter myself. I cannot imagine what they’re going through. There’s no words for that.”
Investigators in the backyard compared notes. On the other side of the house, a few family friends came together.
Armed with prayers, they’re hoping for the best.