An eight-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool and was confirmed dead at a Tokyo hospital on Thursday after she was found underneath an inflatable island.

Yuka Morimoto from the city of Asaka in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, was found in the 1.2-1.9-meter-deep pool which features a floating island inside Toshimaen amusement park, said the Metropolitan Police Department, pointing to the possibility she may have become trapped somehow.

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