Police identify girl, 9, who drowned at Balch Springs park

Child drowns

Credit: WFAA

A 9-year-old girl drowned in a pond at Luedeke Park in Balch Springs on May 18, 2014.

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Posted on May 18, 2014 at 9:50 PM

Updated Monday, May 19 at 8:27 AM

BALCH SPRINGS -- A 9-year-old girl drowned Sunday evening in a pond at a Balch Springs park.

Police said emergency personnel were called to Walter E. Luedeke Park at 6:25 p.m, where people were already searching the water for Tamia Johnson.

Firefighters and police located the girl at the bottom of the pond. They immediately administered CPR and she was taken by helicopter ambulance to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, where she was pronounced dead.

On Saturday, two men drowned in separate incidents in Tarrant County.

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