Autistic toddler dies after falling into backyard pool in suburban Boca Raton

SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. - A 3-year-old autistic girl died after falling into a backyard pool in suburban Boca Raton, according to Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for Palm Beach Sheriff's Office.

The drowning appears to be accidental and no charges will be filed, according to authorities.

The incident happened on Tuesday night at approximately 7:19 p.m. in 10100 block of Fresh Meadow Lane in suburban Boca Raton.

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