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PSLPD Investigating the Drowning of 7-Year-Old Girl

 200 SE Bella Strano
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200 SE Bella Strano

Port St. Lucie - Monday May 1, 2023: A 7-year-old girl drowned Saturday while attending a birthday party in Port St. Lucie.

The Port St. Lucie Police Department (PSLPD) got a call at 12:25 pm about a possible drowning in the 200 block of SE Bella Strano.

According to a news release from PSLPD, a family member noticed that the girl was under water. She was taken out of the water and CPR was immediately started. The St. Lucie County Fire District rushed the girl to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A PSLPD victim’s advocate responded to the scene to provide comfort and resources to the girl's family and friends.

An investigation into the death is ongoing, however police say "no foul play is suspected."