SAN ANGELO - 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.

SAN ANGELO - 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.

On March 30, 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.