A child died Tuesday after being found underwater in a stock tank the family uses as a swimming pool in eastern Iowa. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department was called at 11:30 a.m. Monday on the report of a possible drowning at a rural home southwest of Iowa City.
Responders found the mother attempting to resuscitate her child, who was then flow by AirCare to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Three-year-old Abby Miller died at the hospital Tuesday morning. Deputies were told the girl was playing in the stock tank with her siblings when she was found underwater.