DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — A 6-year-old girl who was found in a small stream in Baltimore County on Friday afternoon has died as a result of her injuries.
Police found the child behind the Merritt Park Baptist Church at 1799 Merritt Blvd. She was in cardiac arrest when police found her.
UPDATE #bcofd DROWNING//#dundalk// The child was located in a pond to the rear of 1799 Merritt Blvd// Injuries are life-threatening and the child was transported by EMS. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. DT1654 ^TF
— Baltimore County Fire Department (@BaltCoFire) August 9, 2019
An officer began CPR on the child which was continued by medical personnel en route to an area hospital.
The child was reported missing around 3:52 p.m.
Police said that the child was autistic and non-verbal. She lived in the 7900 block of Stratman Road