Police: Tampa mother likely threw four-year-old girl into river

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Tampa police divers have recovered the body of a girl believed to be 4-years-old who was thrown into the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida on Thursday.

According to Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, police received a call about a mother who had possibly thrown a child into the river.

The dive team responded immediately. The body of the little girl was discovered 75 feet offshore around 4:30 p.m. 

The child was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Right now, the mother has been taken into custody.

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