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Two-year old girl drowns in Marrero

A two-year-old Marrero girl was pronounced dead, Saturday, after drowning in a family pool. The incident occurred around 6:10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Randolph Street in Marrero. The girl has been identified as Natalie Gandy.

According a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department spokesperson, police received a call of a two-year-old lying in the bottom of a swimming pool, unresponsive. Responding officers helped the family perform CPR until paramedics arrived on scene. Gandy was transported to West Jefferson Medical Center.

Police say that a large family gathering was taking place when Gandy was found in the above-ground pool, unresponsive. She was pulled from the pool by family members who called 911. Gandy was pronounced dead one hour later.

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