A one-year-old girl was found dead in floodwater in her own backyard Wednesday. (2/21)

Police say the girl wandered away from her Fairplain Twp. home and entered standing water that had accumulated from heavy rain and snowmelt. Fairplain Twp is located in Berrien County, northwest of Lansing.

Child Protective Services is investigating the girl's death. Police say the child's parents were home when the arrived.

The child's name has not yet been released.

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