Young girl dies from drowning in Berrien County

GALIEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 7-year-old girl has died as a result of drowning in a pond Monday evening, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies were dispatched to a rural area of Jeffery Road near Spring Creek Road regarding a drowning in a pond on the property around 7:15 p.m.

Officials say extensive rescue and recovery efforts were made however, Sadie Geigler of Michigan City, died at Lakeland Hospital in Niles.

Her death is still under investigation.

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