Teen drowns in Westville pool

Teen drowns in Westville pool

A teenage boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Westville.

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Rescue Care's Garrith Jamieson says paramedics found residents trying to resuscitate the 16-year-old boy at the home on Cedar Road.

"Advanced life support practitioners took over the resuscitation efforts and continued to try and resuscitate the teenager for up to 30-minutes. Unfortunately, they were unable to assist the teenager and he was declared deceased at the scene."

Jamieson says events leading up to the drowning are not yet known. Police are investigating.   

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