Drowning Death of Child
Deputies from the Vista Station were dispatched to 1616 Calle Colorado, Vista, as the result of a 911 call from that residence. reference a non-breathing one year old child. Deputies arrived on scene within minutes. Upon arrival, they learned that the victim was a 15 month old girl who had drowned in the bathtub. Deputies initiated CPR until relieved by Vista Fire Department Paramedics. The victim was transported to Children's Hospital, via air ambulance, but did not survive. Statements from the mother indicated that she left the victim and two year old brother together in the bathtub unattended for a short time. When she returned, the little girl was face down in the tub. A follow up investigation will be conducted.