Boy, 9, drowns in complex pool in Pretoria
A couple's move to a new house turned into tragedy after their nine-year-old son drowned in the pool at the complex in Sunnyside.
JOHANNESBURG – A nine-year-old boy has drowned in a pool at a complex in Sunnyside Pretoria.
The boy’s parents had just moved into the complex.
The boy allegedly took a stroll around the complex yesterday but did not return home.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha says the parents filed a missing person's report after searching the area with no luck.
Botha says neighbours raised the alarm when they spotted the nine-year-old in the pool.
“The paramedics pulled the boy out of the pool and declared him dead at the scene.”