14-month-old deceased after drowning in home pool

KwaZulu-Natal: At 10H15 Thursday morning Netcare 911 responded to a drowning at a residential complex in Pennington on the KZN South Coast.

Reports indicate that a 14-month-old female was found submerged in the pool by a relative.

Residents alerted Netcare 911 as well as NSRI Shelly Beach who rushed to the scene to assist.

On arrival, the patient was found unresponsive and not breathing. It is not known how long the child had been submerged.

A full advanced life support resuscitation was initiated, however, despite best efforts, the child’s condition had rapidly deteriorated, and was sadly declared deceased on the scene.

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