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Police investigate toddler’s drowning in Kuils River

An 18-month-old is believed to have died when she fell in the pool at her Highbury home on Friday.

The toddler is believed to have died when she fell in the pool. Picture: Vic Brincat/Wikimedia Commons.

CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-month-old drowning victim in Kuils River.

The toddler is believed to have died when she fell in the pool at her Highbury home on Friday.

Western Cape Health's Robert Daniels says, "The little girl lost her life when she drowned in a swimming pool in Highbury, Kuils River. Western Cape government Emergency Health Service arrived on the scene only 10 minutes later, and administered CPR for more than 30 minutes but it was already too late."