Durban teen drowns in residential pool

15 March 2019 - 17:47 By Lwandile Bhengu
A teenager drowned in a pool at a home in Westville on Friday.
A teenager drowned in a pool at a home in Westville on Friday.
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A teenager drowned in a residential swimming pool in Westville, outside Durban, on Friday.

Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said paramedics were called to a home in the suburb on Friday where they found members of the public trying to resuscitate the teenage boy.

"Advanced life support practitioners took over the resuscitation efforts and continued to resuscitate the teenager for 30 minutes," said Jamieson.

He said police were on scene were investigating the events that lead to the drowning.


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