Toddler drowns in Sydney backyard pool

A toddler has drowned after she was pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool in Sydney’s west.

The girl, two, was pulled from the water on Wednesday evening 9th January 2019 and was treated by paramedics at the scene but later died in hospital, AAP reports.

Emergency services were called to a home on Greenbank Drive in Werrington Downs just before 8pm. She was rushed to Nepean Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police have established a crime scene at the Sydney home. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.