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Baby girl dies after being found in water at Riverside home

A one-year-old baby girl found by Buffalo police in a pool of water in a home in the city’s Riverside area early Tuesday afternoon later died at Women & Children’s Hospital.

Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge confirmed the death shortly before 7 p.m.

Police rushed to a Peoria Street home about 2 p.m. after a 911 call reported a baby not breathing. Officers found the baby somewhat responsive and she was rushed to the hospital.

Police are continuing to investigate the death. Anyone with information is asked to call the police TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.