Girl dies after being pulled from water at Willow Lake in Champion

drowning girl pulled from water at willow lake in Champion, ohio

CHAMPION, Ohio (WKBN) – The Summit County coroner confirmed Wednesday morning that the girl who was pulled from the swimming pool at Willow Lake in Champion has died.

A press release from Coroner Gary Guenther identified the girl as Tillasia Douglas, 4, from Masury, Ohio.

At approximately 5:45 p.m., lifeguards discovered Douglas underwater, and at least two people performed CPR on her, according to witnesses. Paramedics took the victim to Trumbull Memorial Hospital, then later to Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, where she died at 2:02 a.m. Wednesday morning.

WKBN left a message for the owners of Willow Lake Tuesday but has not received a response.

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