Boy (6) drowns in swimming pool

A six-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool at his Germiston home.

Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - A six-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool at his home in Germiston on Gauteng's East Rand.

Paramedics said efforts to resuscitate the boy failed and he was declared dead on the scene.

ER24's Andre Visser said, "The medics who were called out to the scene found the boy already retrieved from the water. He was not breathing and had no pulse. Unfortunately, the boy was later declared dead."