Child pulled from pool in stable condition

(WDTN Photo/Dana Smith)

GERMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – A child pulled from a Clark County pool Saturday afternoon is still in the hospital Tuesday.

The girl had been in critical condition but has now been upgraded to stable condition.

German Township Police say the call for help came around 2:00 pm Saturday.

Chief Tim Holman said the girl was at a holiday party with her family when the incident happened.

He said officials are not sure exactly how long the toddler was at the bottom of the pool.

But she was there long enough that she inhaled a lot of water.

She regained a pulse, Holman said, after the Germantown police department began CPR at the scene.

She started breathing again once EMS began advance life support measures.

He said the toddler does have “a good chance of walking away, okay.”

The caller said a girl was found at the bottom of a backyard pool at a home in Penny Pike.

She was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital by Careflight where she remains in critical condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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