Weekend drowning at Turkey Creek

By WBRC staff

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A young girl died Saturday after drowning at Blue Hole on Turkey Creek.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 12:30 p.m. Saturday.  A firefighter from CenterPoint discovered Jakquline Tuberville, 7, a few minutes later not breathing in the creek.  Tuberville was transported to Children's Hospital where she died.

The Sheriff's Department said the girl slipped on a rock at Blue Hole and fell into the water.  Investigators said the victim's mother and older sister could not swim.