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Seven year old drowns in resort pool

On Saturday 3 February 2018, NSRI Plettenberg Bay received a call alerting them of a drowning in progress in a swimming pool at a resort in Plettenberg Bay.

On arrival at the resort, situated on the N2 north of Plettenberg Bay, NSRI volunteers found that bystanders initiated CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) on a seven year old local boy. NSRI medics took over CPR and these efforts continued until an ambulance arrived at the scene.

Extensive CPR efforts continuing in the ambulance en route to the hospital. CPR was continued in hospital, but sadly the child passed away after all efforts resuscitate the boy was exhausted.

Police have opened an inquest docket into the incident.

Condolences are conveyed to family.

On 6 January 2018, a five year old local boy drowned in the swimming pool of The Beacon Isle hotel in Plettenberg Bay. Article here: Five year old drowns in hotel pool


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