13-year-old found unresponsive in pool at Discovery Cove

A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after she nearly drowned in a pool at the Discovery Cove theme park in Orlando on Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, deputies responded to the park in reference to a teen who had been found unresponsive in a pool, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The 13-year-old girl was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

No further details were provided by law enforcement.  

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office stated that an investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

Discovery Cove (6000 Discovery Cove Way in Orlando) is a sister park of SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Orlando that allows guests to swim with dolphins and snorkel with thousands of tropical fish and rays, according to its website.

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