12-year-old girl drowns in backyard pool on Long Island, police say

Long Island

BELLPORT, N.Y. — A 12-year-old girl drowned in her backyard pool on Long Island Monday evening, police said on Tuesday.

First responders were called to the home on Association Road in Bellport around 7:20 p.m., according to authorities.

The girl, identified by police as Addison Delossantos, was found unresponsive in the pool. She was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives launched an investigation into the girl’s death.

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