TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the drowning of a vehicle containing a family of five at Tempe Town Lake in Tempe (all times local):
Police say a boy who was in critical condition after his family's vehicle went into a suburban Phoenix lake has died, leaving no survivors in the incident.
Tempe police spokesman Michael Pooley says 2-year-old Nazyiah Baxter died Sunday afternoon at a hospital.
Officers were called to Tempe Town Lake around 12:15 a.m. after bystanders saw the SUV enter the water.
They pulled out 27-year-old Glenn Edward Baxter, 25-year-old Danica Baxter, 1-year-old Zariyah Baxter and Nazyiah.
The parents and the 1-year-old later died at the hospital.
Divers later found the body of 3-year-old Reighn Baxter.
Police say two children and their parents are dead and a third child is in critical condition after their vehicle went into a suburban Phoenix lake.
Tempe Police spokesman Michael Pooley says emergency rescuers were called to Tempe Town Lake around 12:15 a.m. Sunday after bystanders saw the SUV enter the lake.
Three responding officers and one fisherman jumped in and pulled out the 27-year-old father, the 25-year-old mother, a 6-month-old girl and a 2-year-old boy.
Pooley says all four were taken to the hospital, where the parents and the 6-month old died. Police initially said the 2-year-old had died but now say he is in extremely critical condition.
Pooley says detectives realized a third child was missing.
Divers went to the submerged car and pulled out the body of a 3-year-old boy.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.