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Girl, 3, dies after being found in pond; mom in jail

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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- Police say a woman is in custody after her 3-year-old daughter was found unresponsive in a pond in northwestern Indiana.

The girl was pronounced dead at a hospital Monday night.

A police dog found the child in the pond about 45 minutes after authorities in Valparaiso responded to a call about a missing girl. Her mother was later taken to the Porter County jail on a neglect charge.

The child's death remains under investigation by Valparaiso police and Indiana conservation officers.

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