UPDATE: Brampton teen drowns in Halton Hills area


Published June 12, 2021 at 2:10 am


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.

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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