Olympic Skier Bode Miller ‘Beyond Devastated’ As Baby Daughter Drowns

Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter dies after pool drowning accident

American Olympic and World Championship gold medallist Bode Miller has revealed that his 19-month-old daughter has tragically died after falling into a swimming pool.

Along with three year-old Edward Nash Skan, Emeline was one of the two children Miller had with his wife Morgan Beck, whom he married in 2012.

Speaking in a statement on their Instagram accounts, they said: "We are beyond devastated".

"Come on, Emmy. Come on baby girl", the woman pleads. "Our little girl loved life and lived it to its fullest every day".

He also asked for privacy for the family.

There have been 13 drownings in Orange County so far this year, according to statistics released Tuesday by the agency.

Miller, 40, announced that his 19-month-old daughter, Emmy, passed away on Sunday.

The Olympian shared photos and videos of his daughter in the post, showing Emmy chatting and sharing kisses with her mum, playing in the bath with her siblings and dressing up in fancy costumes.

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"Thank you for all the love and support and to our midwives Lindsey Meehleis and Courtney Ellis for helping us find the support our family needs during this impossible time", Miller wrote.

The outlet reports that paramedics were rushed to the scene where they performed CPR before transporting Emeline to a nearby hospital.

In April, the couple took to social media to share happier news: the upcoming arrival of their third child.

Miller is America's most decorated alpine skier.

Emeline was his second child with Morgan, a professional volleyball player and model.

Emmy was the youngest of Miller's four children including two sons and another daughter.

A six-time Olympic medalist, including gold in the super combined at the 2010 Games in Vancouver, Miller is widely considered the greatest male Alpine skier in US history.

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