Toddler found motionless in swimming pool

November 20, 2022 12:40 pm

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A three-year-old is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim.

The boy was found motionless in a swimming pool at a house in Martintar, Nadi.

According to police, the toddler was left in the care of relatives when the alleged drowning incident took place.

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Police investigators will be looking into the element of negligence regarding the circumstances surrounding the boy’s death.

The national drowning death toll currently stands at 39 compared to 33 for the same period last year.