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Toddler has drowned in Eureka

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A Washington toddler has drowned in Woodford County.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood said 3-year-old Essence Toft was unresponsive and had no pulse after she drowned Tuesday afternoon in a pond in Eureka.

The girl was pronounced brain-dead Thursday night. An autopsy will follow organ donation.

Harwood said it's unclear how long she was in the water before she was found, but foul play is not suspected.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.