9-month-old girl dead after possible drowning in Montgomery County

An infant died after possibly drowning in a bathtub in Montgomery County, Maryland, Thursday evening.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue said first responders arrived at a home on Old Georgetown Road near Rockville Pike in Rockville at 8:24 p.m. They found a 9-month-old girl who was not breathing.

They began life-saving measures and took the baby to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Officials say an autopsy will determine the infant’s cause of death.

A map of where the incident took place is shown below.

Fonda Mwangi

Fonda Mwangi is a Associate Producer at WTOP. Before joining WTOP she was an investigative intern at WJLA. She also wrote for student magazine, Envision, covering finances for college students. Fonda got her Masters in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University.

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