A 7-year-old girl drowned in a community pool on early Saturday evening, according to the St. Cloud Police Department.

  • Girl was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, where she died
  • Girl and her friends were at pool without parents' consent

At around 5:08 p.m., police and St. Cloud Fire Rescue responded to a community pool in the Anthem Park Subdivision and began life-saving measures on the girl, whose name has not been released, according to authorities.

The girl was taken to St. Cloud Hospital, where she died, according to police.

The girl and her family were visiting friends in the neighborhood and police stated that the girl and her friends were in the pool, without their parents' consent, police explained.

Other people were at the pool when the drowning happening, police stated, adding that the investigation is ongoing.