A ONE-YEAR-OLD girl drowned in a pail of water in Purok Bakhaw, Barangay Cabiangon in Pinamungajan town, Cebu last Monday afternoon, February 20.

Police investigation showed that the victim, Patricia Jane Carbelledo, was entrusted to her two aunts, the younger sisters of her mother.

Carbellado's parents went to Barangay Anopog in the morning to borrow money from her grandparents.

When the couple arrived home past 1 p.m., they found their daughter inside the pail.

They rushed their daughter to the town's public hospital, but the child did not make it alive. (KAL/SunStar Cebu)