Singaporean Boy Found Dead In Swimming Pool On Genting Dream Cruise Ship

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According to Channel News Asia, “a 10-year-old Singaporean boy was found dead in a swimming pool on board the Genting Dream cruise ship while docked in Langkawi on Monday (Nov 18) afternoon.”

Langkawi is a chain of islands in the Andaman Sea near Malaysia.The boy was traveling with his mother when the incident occurred.Per the article:

“Padang Matsirat Police Station received an emergency call about 7.30pm regarding a drowning incident involving a child in the swimming pool of the cruise ship. Initial investigation found the victim was believed to have drowned.

“A pool attendant and many other visitors were bathing in the pool but failed to rescue the victim. Police have recorded statements of witnesses and pool attendants to facilitate the investigation,” he said in a statement.

Apparently the on board medical team attempted to revive the boy, performing CPR unsuccessfully.

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