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Police: 2 1/2-year-old girl died after falling into pond

March 28, 2016

WEST NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 2 1/2-year-old girl who died after falling into a pond in West Newbury.

Police say Elizabeth Dayter was pulled from Mill Pond just after 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

Rescue crews performed CPR on her. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The Essex District Attorney’s Office says her death is not suspicious. State and local police are investigating.


This story has been corrected to show that the girl was 2 ½ years old, not 3 years old.

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