Boy drowns at Fun Valley Resort in JHB

The boy was with a group of pupils who visited the resort on Friday afternoon as part of a school function.

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JOHANNESBURG - A 15-year-old boy has drowned at the Fun Valley Resort near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

The boy was with a group of pupils who visited the resort on Friday afternoon as part of a school function.

Emer-G-Med Spokesperson Danielle Dooley said the boy was declared dead at the scene.

"At 12 noon today Eme-G-Med paramedics were dispatched at the Fun valley in Lenasia for a drowning. Upon arrival the fire department [personnel] was performing CPR on a 15-year-old boy, however they was unsuccessful and tragically paramedics declaring the boy [dead] at the scene."