Police: Long Island Girl, 5, Pulled from Swimming Pool, Dies

A 5-year-old Long Island girl was found unconscious in a backyard swimming pool and died at a local hospital, police said Sunday.

The girl, Carissa Walker, of Farmingville, was pulled out of the pool at an Islip residence at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Suffolk County police said.

Attempts were made to resuscitate her, police said. She was taken to Southside Hospital where she died. 

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