Toddler drowns in Auburn Hills retention pond

Posted at 11:40 AM, Nov 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-21 18:50:59-05

Auburn Hills police are investigating after a toddler drowned over the weekend.

Police say a 16-month-old girl fell into a retention pond near N. Squirrel Road in the Oakland Estates mobile home park on Sunday. 

The retention pond was close to a home, police say. 

Detectives tell 7 Action News they were thankful for the assistance from medical personnel at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, but the girl unfortunately passed away.