Woman drowns in Central El Paso home, 2-year-old granddaughter in critical condition after flooding

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department says a 65-year-old woman drowned in her Central El Paso home where her 2-year-old granddaughter also sustained severe injuries on Thursday night.

EPPD stated in a press release that a living room wall collapsed after rainwater flooded the home at 3200 block of Nashville, pinning down the 65-year-old woman.

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She was pronounced dead at the hospital. Her 2-year-old granddaughter, also pinned down as the wall crumbled, is currently in the hospital in critical condition, according to EPPD.

Two other people were rescued from the home – a 78-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman as the home was flooding before the wall broke down, the press release stated.

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