South Africa 29.1.2018 04:17 pm

Woman, 46, drowns in pool in Joburg

It is believed that the woman had been submerged for a prolonged period of time.

A 46-year-old woman was declared dead Monday afternoon following a drowning incident at a house in Hurlingham in Johannesburg, ER24 paramedics said in a statement.

“When ER24 arrived on the scene just after 14H00, they found the woman at the bottom of the pool, showing no signs of life,” ER24 spokesperson Ineke van Huyssteen said.

“It is believed that the woman had been submerged for a prolonged period of time.”

Van Huyssteen said that the police retrieved the woman from the pool and she was declared dead on the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known, but the police were on scene to investigate.

– African News Agency (ANA)
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