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Bode Miller, Wife Lose Daughter in Backyard Drowning

  • FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that Miller's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

  • FILE - This Feb. 6, 2014, file photo shows the United States' Bode Miller during the U.S. ski team's news conference at the Gorki media center at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that the couple's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. Capt. Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority Bommarito says they were unable to revive her and she was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

  • FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Bode Miller and his wife Morgan smile at the men's World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that the couple's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. Capt. Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority Bommarito says they were unable to revive her and she was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta, File)



Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Los Angeles — People are heard shouting and pleading for help in a 911 call as they desperately try to save Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter from drowning in a backyard swimming pool in Southern California.

Emeline Miller died at hospital on Sunday, a day after being pulled from the pool in the upscale enclave of Coto de Caza, Calif.

“Yes, hurry. HURRY,” a woman shouts at the beginning of the 911 call released on Tuesday.

Asked by a male dispatcher what the emergency is, she tells him a 19-month-old girl fell into a backyard pool, is not breathing and has no pulse.

“We don’t know,” the woman, who sounds near tears, replies when asked how long the girl was in the water.

“Are you doing CPR or do you need me to coach you through it?” he asks.

“Coach me through it, please,” she replies.

Neither her voice nor others heard on the call are identified.

“I have a small pulse. I have a small pulse,” a man says urgently at one point.

“I need an oxygen machine here. Like now,” he adds.

“OK. They’re coming as fast as they can,” the dispatcher replies as he continues to give instructions.

“Come on, Emmy. Come on baby girl,” the woman pleads.

As the minutes tick off, the man swears as he asks where the ambulance is.

“They’re on their way. They’ve been on their way for several minutes. Ok? They’re just about there, they’ right there on the street,” he says shortly before emergency sirens are heard.

Paramedics continued to try to revive the girl as they rushed her to the hospital, said Capt. Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority, which released the 911 call.

Since retiring from skiing he’s worked as an NBC sports analyst. His wife, Morgan, is a professional volleyball player.

On Tuesday, Miller posted a recent photograph of himself holding his blonde-haired daughter, along with the message, “Thank you for all the love and support.”

In a previous post he said, “Never in a million years did we think we would experience a pain like this.”