Miller County authorities are investigating the case of a Fouke child who drowned in a bathtub.

First responders and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to a residence on Miller County Road 40 south of Fouke about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The girl had been found in a bathtub containing water and was not breathing.

CPR was performed at the scene, and the child was transported by ambulance to Christus-St. Michael Medical Center. She was pronounced dead at 8:39 p.m. by an emergency room physician.

Miller County deputies and CID investigators responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.

The CID made notification to the Arkansas Department of Human Services who dispatched personnel to the scene as other minor children were at the residence.

The victim was been transported to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock to determine the manner and cause of death.

An investigation into the death is on-going.

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