Tampa police divers recovered the body of a girl believed to be four years old who was thrown into the Hillsborough River on Thursday.
According to Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, police received a call about a woman who had possibly thrown a child into the river near Rome Avenue and Aileen Street.
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.
It is believed a woman threw her daughter into the river. That woman is in custody.