At Least 7 Die as Family Is Washed Away in Flash Flooding at Arizona Swimming Hole

Seven people are dead and three others missing after flash flooding swept away a family at a swimming hole in central Arizona, police say.

Fourteen family members were near the Cold Springs swimming hole on Saturday afternoon when heavy rains caused flash floods, said Sgt. David Hornung with the Gila County Sheriff’s Department. Four family members were rescued Saturday afternoon, Hornung said.

At least two of the dead were children, according to Hornung.

Cold Springs is just north of


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