Tragic Christmas Eve Drowning

A 6 year old Pascagoula girl accidentally drowned in the bathtub at her residence Monday morning. Hailey M. Perry was pronounced dead at Singing River Hospital about 9:15 a.m. Police said the girl's mother, Teresa Perry, and a seven-year-old brother were in the apartment at the time of the incident.

Police Lieutenant Chuck Fowler said it was determined no foul play was involved. Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus conducted an investigation with the assistance of the Pascagoula Police Department.

Broadus Monday afternoon ruled the drowning an accident.