Child found in Carter Lake pool last week has died


June 17th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

An official with Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha says a toddler who was unresponsive after being pulled from a pool last week in Carter Lake, has died. Cherie Lytle, media relations liaison for the hospital says 16-month-old Kaialani Fujii, of Council Bluffs had died, but she couldn’t release information as to date of death.

The toddler had been listed in critical condition after falling into a pool at 1509 Ave. Q in Carter Lake. According to police reports, the child was pulled out of the pool by a family member at around 8-p.m. June 10th. Law enforcement and medical personnel found the child unresponsive upon arrival.

The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigations and Carter Lake police initially said the incident appears to have been an accident, but it remains under investigation.