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Disabled 8-year-old girl drowns in bath

By Faeza
17 October 2016

An 8-year-old disabled girl drowned while bathing at her home in the Johannesburg CBD on Monday morning, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the girl was assessed for signs of life by a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner, but showed none.

She was declared dead on the scene.

It was not immediately clear where the girl's parents were, or what the nature of her disability was.

Police are investigating the incident.

Source: News24