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Young daughter of Bucs' Shaq Barrett drowns in family swimming pool

May 1, 2023

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Shaq Barrett and his family suffered an unimaginable loss over the weekend as his 2-year-old daughter drowned in a swimming pool at their Tampa home, police said Sunday.

Tampa police officers responded to a call about a child who had fallen into a pool, and the child was taken to an area hospital but died a short time later, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Police said it is believed the incident was an accident.

Authorities are investigating the incident.

The Buccaneers released a statement on the incident.

"Today’s tragic news is heartbreaking for all members of the Buccaneers family. Our thoughts and prayers are with Shaq, Jordanna and the entire Barrett family during this unimaginably difficult time," the team said.

Source: Fox News

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