UPDATE: Brampton teen drowns in Halton Hills area
A 14-year-old boy from Brampton drowned while swimming in the Credit River with friends on Friday.
Halton Regional Police Service received a report around 5 p.m. that a teenage boy had been under the water for several minutes near McNab Park in Norval. Several youths had been swimming near a bridge over the water.
Paramedics rushed the boy to a nearby hospital, but he died shortly after.
Teenage male removed from the Credit River after being under the water for several minutes on Adamson Street north of Highway 7 in Halton Hills. He was with a group of friends jumping from a bridge, transported with no vital signs and pronounced dead in hospital. pic.twitter.com/PZqOkrYQ5C— DR (@Media371) June 12, 2021
Police are investigating the tragic drowning of a Brampton teen in the Credit River near McNab Park in Norval. The incident occurred today at 5:00 pm at a bridge over the Credit River. The 14 year old Brampton male was rushed to hospital and sadly has succumbed to his injuries.— HRPS Milt HHills (@HRPSMiltHH) June 12, 2021
Police say they have notified the next of kin but would not be releasing the boy’s name or any additional information at this time.
Halton police are asking anyone with information to contact 11 Division at 905-825-4777.
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