Toddler Drowns in Backyard Pool in Bass Hill in Sydney

A toddler has died after being found unconscious at the bottom of a pool in Sydney’s south-west.

Emergency services were called to a home in Bass Hill just after 6:45pm, where they found the two-year-old boy.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene and rushed with a police escort to the Westmead Children’s Hospital, where he died.

A crime scene has been established at the home and police are conducting inquiries into the incident.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.