Police say that a 14-year-old teen is dead after what’s believed to be a suspected drowning in a hot tub.
Golden-Field RCMP said in a news release late Friday night they received reports of the incident, which took place a residence just outside Golden, by BC Ambulance Service paramedics at about 5 p.m. MDT.
. @GoldenRCMP say a 14 year old male teen from #Toronto is dead in a suspected drowning believed to have happened just after 4 p.m. PST in a hot tub at a residence just outside #GoldenBC pic.twitter.com/GrrMhBNRFY
— Ashley Wadhwani (@ashwadhwani) March 10, 2018
The boy, from Toronto, was transported to hospital but died of his injuries.
“At this time the death does not appear to be suspicious,” Const. Spencer Lainchbury said in a statement.
Police will continue to assist BC Coroner’s Service with its investigation.