LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A 2-year-old has died after an apparent drowning in southwest Jefferson County.

Metro Police says officers responded to the 7800 block of St. Andrews Church Road after 2-year-old Samantha Cook was found unresponsive in a pool.

Police say Cook was in the pool with two other pre-teens.

She was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital where she later died.

According to police, Cook and the pre-teens did not live at that location.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating.

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