Odessa Toddler Drowns in Bathtub

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police and Child Protective Services are investigating after a little girl from Odessa drowns in a bathtub.

17-month-old Angelica Hardin died Tuesday morning in a Lubbock hospital.

Odessa Police were called to a home on Halifax on Monday afternoon.

They say the father was giving Angelica and another child a bath when he left them to help a disabled family member.

When he came back, Angelica was face down in the tub.

She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

She was taken to Lubbock where she died early Tuesday morning.