8-year-old Kansas girl drowns in bathtub

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. - An 8-year-old girl drowned Thursday night in her bathtub in Douglas County, Kan., the sheriff's office there said.

Deputies were called to the girl's home in the 200 block of E. 2300 Road in the southeastern corner of the county just before 10 p.m.

Emergency responders found the unidentified girl, who lived there with her grandparents, unconscious in the bathroom.

A neighbor began CPR until medical crews arrived. CPR continued as she was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The girl's death appears to be an accident, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

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