Toddler passes away after falling into swimming pool in Chilliwack

Jun 18 2019, 9:08 pm

A toddler who fell into a swimming pool last week in Chilliwack has passed away.

BC Emergency Health Services say they received a 9-1-1 call at 4:35 pm.

Two paramedic ground units, plus a supervisor were dispatched. The child, who media reports say was just two years old, was airlifted to the hospital at 6 pm in critical condition.

Chilliwack RCMP confirmed that the child passed on Sunday, June 16, although few other details were shared.

The BC Coroners Service has taken over the investigation.

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