Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office reminds children and families to be careful in and on the water.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, March 12
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office press release. Spring Break from area schools means additional free time for many children and families. Please remember recommended safety tips for water safety. Ice on all bodies of water throughout Hennepin County is variable in thickness. Snow makes it difficult to determine the location of thin ice. Remember, no ice is ever completely safe. When children have time to explore the outdoors, they may wander onto the ice. People walking on frozen bodies of water should use caution and children should be supervised at all times when they are on or near lakes, rivers, ponds, and creeks. During Spring Break, if you will be enjoying a beach, water park, swimming pool, or hot…
Monday, January 7, 2013
A 6-year-old girl fell into an in-ground pool in early December 2012.
The 6-year-old Richfield girl who was pulled unconcious from a pool in December 2012 has recovered from the near drowning incident, according to Richfield Police. At 10:56 a.m. on Dec. 9 Richfield Police responded to a home in the 7300 block of Garfield Avenue South. Upon arrival, two neighbors led officers to an in-ground swimming pool where an 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl were in the water. According to a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office news release from that day, the girl had fallen into the pool and the boy got in the pool in an attempt to help her. The pool was uncovered and was partially-filled with water, the release said. Two police officers and the neighbors got the children out of the pool. Follow Richfield Patch on …
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Five-year-old Yunue Erazo-Davish died Thursday morning as the result of "drowning injuries."
Authorities identified Yunue Erazo-Davish Saturday as the 5-year-old girl who died as the result of "injuries suffered in a drowning" in a Richfield home swimming pool, according to Twin Cities.com. In a press release from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, the Erazo-Davish was visiting the home Wednesday afternoon with her mother and her's mother's teenage nephew. The children were outside while the mother was working inside. When the mother went to look for her daughter, she found her in unresponsive in the pool, according to the release. Richfield Public Safety and Fire Services departments, along with the Sheriff's Office were the first responders on the scene and the girl was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center, where she died…