Drowning: Boy found in pool

2012-03-24 00:00

A SIX-year-old boy drowned in a lodge swimming pool in Hillcrest yesterday afternoon.

ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser said the cause of the drowning is unclear at this stage, but a group of children went to go swim in the pool when one of the children made a shocking discovery.

“Upon jumping into the pool the child felt something floating near the bottom. The boy then immediately informed adults of what he had felt,” he said.

Visser said a bystander later pulled a six year old boy from the pool. “The boy was not breathing and had no pulse,” he said.

Police are investigating the cause of the incident.

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