'We Are Devastated!' Olympian Bode Miller Announces The Death Of His 19-Month-Old Daughter Who Drowned In A Pool


June 12, 2018 10:16 By Fabiosa

In a truly tragic ordeal, Olympic Skier Bode Miller has announced the passing of his little daughter. 


I can't wait to get home to my little princess. She's waiting patiently.

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A devastating accident

A few hours ago, Bode Miller revealed that his youngest child, Emeline Grier Miller, passed away due to a drowning accident.


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According to PEOPLE, little Emeline drowned in a pool at her neighborhood in California. The fire department revealed that the paramedics rushed to the scene upon hearing about the accident.


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They performed CPR on Emeline, but unfortunately, she was not able to be resuscitated. 

Emeline's death was confirmed by the Orange County Coroner's Office.

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A heartbroken dad

On his Instagram page, Miller announced the sad news that his baby daughter was gone. "We are beyond devastated," he said in his post adding that his Emmy's love will never be forgotten.

He also asked for some privacy, as the family dealt with this "painful time."

Tears for Emmy

Following the news of her death and the father's confirmation, many have taken to social media to offer condolences to the family.

This is truly an unimaginable loss for any parent. RIP, Emeline. 

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