2-year-old girl drowns in swimming pool on Long Island

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ISLIP, N.Y. — Suffolk County police say a 2-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool on Long Island.

Authorities say Arlyn Vanegas-Luna was found unresponsive in an above-ground pool in the backyard of a relative’s home in Brentwood. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The child, who lives next door, was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

An investigation is continuing.

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