The infant pulled from an SUV that crashed through the ice on Lake Minnetonka last week died early Monday morning, WCCO reports.
According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 8-month-old Tabitha Markle of Minnetrista passed away at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis at 2:31 a.m. The drowning was ruled accidental.
Last Friday, 41-year-old Jonathan Markle was driving home with his wife, 31-year-old Amanda, and their two daughters, 2-year-old Isabelle and baby Tabitha.
Jonathan Markle took a shortcut in the channel between Priest and Halstead bays when the SUV went through the ice.
Tabitha, who was strapped in a car seat, was underwater for about 15 minutes before first responders were able to rescue her.
All other family members were treated at a local hospital and released.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said Saturday that there were indications the driver had been drinking, but definitive blood-alcohol-level test results are pending.