The condition of a
3-year-old girl found in a swimming pool early on Monday was not known this
morning, the Porter Police Department was reporting.
police, shortly before 9 a.m. the girl was found, “unconscious and not
breathing,” in an in-ground pool in the yard of a vacation rental in the 200
block of North Mineral Springs Road. The girl’s mother began CPR, which Fire
Chief Jay Craig continued on his arrival at the scene.
succeeded in getting a pulse and reviving the girl, who was transported by
ambulance to Porter Regional Hospital and subsequently airlifted to Advocate
Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., police said. But as of deadline
today the girl’s status was not known.
Police said that
the girl was one of three children in the family, that “the mother had left
a few minutes earlierto obtain breakfast for the family,” and that the
father “was present in another room” at the time. “There were some minutes
that the child was unaccounted for. These details remain under