Detectives with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the apparent accidental drowning of a local 12-year-old girl Thursday evening.

David Lentz

On March 30, 2017, at approximately 8:04 p.m., San Angelo Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 1600 block of Upton Street for the report of an unconscious person.

At approximately 8:07 p.m., the first responding Patrol Officer arrived and located the victim unconscious on the ground next to an above-ground swimming pool, surrounded by family members.  The Officer performed CPR until Medics arrived. 

The victim was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Judge J.P. McGuire.  An autopsy was requested.

This is an ongoing investigation and no other information is available.

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