PICS | Eastern Cape: 20-year-old dead following Port Elizabeth drowning


Eastern Cape: At 04H08 Sunday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning at a swimming pool in Port Elizabeth central.

Reports from the scene alledge that a 20-year-old male had fallen into a swimming pool at a club house while socializing and that people on scene were not able to find him as there was not light.

When medics arrived on scene the patient had already been pulled out the water by the SAPS and members of the public.

The patient was assessed however found to have no signs of life and sadly declared deceased on the scene.

Circumstances leading up to the man falling into the pool and subsequent drowning will be investigated by the SAPS who were on scene.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
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