Woman drowns in Pretoria swimming pool

2012-03-31 14:40

Johannesburg - A woman drowned in a swimming pool at a house in Faerie Glen, Pretoria, on Saturday morning, paramedics said.

It appeared that the 47-year-old domestic worker fell into the water while cleaning around the pool, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.

"Residents discovered her floating in the water and pulled her from the pool before starting CPR."

The woman died before paramedics arrived, Wicks said.

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