July 12,2020– 2:45 p.m.
A seven-year-old girl is dead after apparently drowning in a private pool at a home in Garden Lakes on Friday.
According to Assistant Rome City Police Chief Debbie Burnett, the little girl was playing and went into the deep end of the pool.
First responders tried to revive her but were unsuccessful.
The child was visiting the home in the 3000 block of Garden Lakes Boulevard.
She has been identified as Cathy Nguyen of Rome.
The investigation is continuing.