Kern Coroner: Drowning Ruled Accidental

The Kern County Coroner’s Office says the death of a 2-year-old girl who drowned in a residential swimming pool was accidental.

Liliana Liset Ortiz of Bakersfield died at 4:37 p.m. April 16 in the 8500 block of Landsdown Street in southwest Bakersfield, according to the coroner’s news release.

Ortiz was transported to Mercy Southwest Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Learn more about water safety for children at Stop Drowning Now.org.
-Jeff Lemucchi