South Africa 13.12.2016 03:00 pm

Baby, 2, drowns in pool in Pietermaritzburg

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

Image courtesy stock.xchnge

Paramedics immediately assessed the child and found that she showed no signs of life.

A two-year-old girl has drowned in a pool at a home in Pietermaritzburg, ER24 paramedics said on Tuesday.

In a statement, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the incident took place on Tuesday at a home on Andries Pretorious Road.

Meiring said paramedics, along with police search and rescue, arrived on the scene at about 11.15am and were led to the child.

“Paramedics immediately assessed the child and found that she showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the child, and she was declared dead on the scene.”

“Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations,” Meiring said.

 

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