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A child injured at a hotel pool in Victoria has died

Victoria Police have confirmed that a child who was injured at the swimming pool at Hotel Zed has died.

Police responded to the hotel for a report of an injured child on March 24 at 6 pm.

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Officers attended, along with BC Emergency Health Services paramedics, and assisted in providing medical aid to the child, including CPR.

The child was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Hotel Zed confirmed that the incident occurred at their downtown Victoria location.

“We’re devastated to report that we had an emergency involving a child at the pool at Hotel Zed Victoria this evening. Our hearts are with the child’s family and loved ones right now,” the hotel said.

The Victoria Police said in an emailed statement that they will not be releasing any further information about the tragic incident.

Investigators have said that the investigation remains ongoing, however they do not believe a criminal act was involved in the incident.



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