Teen drowns at resort pool

A 14-year-old boy died following a drowning incident at a resort near Perseverance outside Port Elizabeth on Saturday afternoon (04/03/17).

It is alleged a group of people were swimming in the pool of the Sumcay Camping Centre when they noticed the victim in the water. According to emergency medical services, the boy was rushed to hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Sumcay management confirmed the drowning incident, saying that it happened at about 12 noon during a large family gathering at the resort.

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