3-year-old drowns in Andrews swimming pool

3-year-old drowns in Andrews swimming pool
Source: AP

ANDREWS, SC (WCSC) - A 3-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool in Andrews on Tuesday, authorities say.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson confirmed 3-year-old Sophia Freeman drowned in a pool at a home in the 500 block of Hazel Avenue a little before 3 p.m.

According to the Georgetown Times, the home belonged to the child's mother. The newspaper also said Andrews police were still investigating how the girl ended up in the pool. Initial reports indicate she climbed out of a window of the home, according to the newspaper.

Freeman was pronounced dead at the Georgetown Memorial Hospital a short time after arriving.

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