Child pulled from Columbus pool dies

File photo of a pool courtesy  MGN online.
File photo of a pool courtesy MGN online.

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — A 2-year-old girl who was pulled from a Columbus pool this week has died, the Marion County Coroner’s Office said Thursday.

Two-year-old Jazzilyn Jenkins was found unresponsive around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in an above-ground, 4-foot swimming pool in the 5100 block of Willa Way.

Jenkins was flown to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health after CPR was performed by family members, neighbors and emergency medical personal, 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at The Republic report.

According to investigators, it was unclear how long Jenkins was in the pool and how she got in. She died at the hospital Thursday morning.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s officers are investigating. The cause and manner of death will not be available until Friday afternoon after an exam. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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