Missing girl dies after being pulled from canal in Sarasota County
NORTH PORT, Fla. (CBS12) —
A one-year-old girl died shortly after being pulled from a canal in Sarasota County Tuesday afternoon.
According North Port police, officers found Ava Perry in a canal approximately half a mile from her house. Life saving measure were immediately performed, police say.
Paramedics took Ava to North Port ER where she died.
Late Tuesday morning officers received a call about a missing girl. Officers said she was last seen wearing a diaper and was old enough to walk.
Police have not said anything about what led up to the search for the missing girl and whether there are any suspects.