SUNAPEE -- A three-year-old girl drowned in Perkins Pond in Sunapee late Sunday morning, the state Marine Patrol said.
The name of the girl has not been released until family members are notified.
Officers said the mother of the child reported that the girl had been playing with other family members, but after a few minutes, she noticed that her daughter was missing.
Family and friends began a search and found the girl 10-15 feet from shore.
She was taken ashore and CPR was performed. However the girl was pronounced dead at New London Hospital.