Toddler Dies In Apparent Drowning, Police Await Autopsy Report

Gulfport Police are investigating the death of a toddler. Police responded to an apparent drowning on Tennessee Street Wednesday afternoon. Officials say 13-month-old Valerie Zirger was at her father's home at the time of the incident. Valerie was taken to the hospital where she died. There is no word on how she died. An autopsy will be performed Thursday.