6-year-old drowns in East Rand

2012-06-03 20:03

Johannesburg - A 6-year-old boy drowned after falling into a residential pool in Germiston on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

ER 24 spokesperson Andre Visser said when paramedics arrived at the scene they found the boy had already been taken out of the swimming pool.

"The boy was not breathing and had no pulse. Paramedics immediately initiated resuscitation efforts on the boy," said Visser.

The child was declared dead on the scene.

  • Maria - 2012-06-04 09:49

    I've just lost my son two months back - I know how it feels to loose a child Mama - be strong and just tell yourself it was his time to leave - its not easy I know - You are not alone - you will be in our prayers !!!! "Uze umdumise njalo - Nasenhluphekweni !

      NoNonsense - 2012-06-04 15:32

      Hi Maria, condolences to the loss of your child! Yes, It is very difficult to loose a child at such a young age. God came to pick his favourite flower. be strong, one day you'll be reunited.

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