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Olympic Medalist Bode Miller’s Year Old Daughter Drowns in Swimming Pool

Updated On 12 Jun, 2018 Published On

Bode Miller lost his 19-months-old daughter Emeline Grier Miller in a tragic accident and is beyond devastated. 

According to PEOPLE, Emeline drowned in a neighbor's swimming pool in Coto de Caza, California. The incident took place on Sunday, and as reported by The Orange County Fire Department, paramedics rushed to the scene and before taking her to a nearby hospital, even performed CPR on her. 

Unfortunately, she did not make it, and her death was confirmed by the department's office. 

Olympic medalist father, on the other hand, is mourning his baby girl's death and went to Instagram to share the sad incident. Sharing a picture of his baby girl, he wrote: 

We are beyond devastated. Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday. Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this. Her love, her light, her spirit will never be forgotten. Our little girl loved life and lived it to it’s fullest everyday. Our family respectfully requests privacy during this painful time.

Miller and his wife Morgan Beck Miller who is a professional beach volleyball player welcomed their second child on November 2016. Moreover, Miller already had two other children from his other relationships. 

The parents were pleased about the birth of their baby girl, and their socials are filled with pictures of their family. 

However, as of now, close friends and family are supporting them, and they are also getting support on Twitter and other socials. 

Fellow athletes like Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso have shared their condolences to the family and the departed soul.