4yearold boy drowns in family swimming pool in Hamilton


A four-year-old boy has died after drowning in his family swimming pool in Hamilton’s east end.

Det.- Sgt. Steve Bereziuk says the boy was found in the pool in the backyard of a home on Edgemont Street North around 7:00p.m. on Saturday.

His parents pulled him out and attempted to perform CPR.

The boy was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Bereziuk says the house was under renovation and the pool wasn’t ready for the season yet.

The investigation is being treated as a sudden death and foul play isn’t suspected.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Sunday.

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