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Lorton girl, 7, drowns in neighborhood pool

© Leesburg Today - 05/27/2015

A 7-year-old Fairfax County girl drowned Monday at a neighborhood pool in Lorton.

Fatmata Kamara, a second-grader at Lorton Station Elementary School, was pulled from the Lorton Station pool around 4 p.m.

NBCWashington reports that several visitors at the pool helped the lifeguard pull the girl from the water and attempt CPR.

Fatmata's family has started a GoFundMe page to help pay for her funeral.

""She was an endearing child whose bright smile and enthusiasm for life shined through,"" her family wrote.

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