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Carlos girl drowns in Holiday Inn pool

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More information has been released about a 6-year-old Carlos girl who drowned in the pool at Holiday Inn Sunday evening, including her name - Kortni Botzet.


At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department and North Ambulance responded to the Holiday Inn on Highway 29 South.

CPR was being performed on the girl when police arrived. Botzet was transported to Douglas County Hospital and was later pronounced dead.

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