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Maldon swimming pool death: Firm admits health and safety breach
A leisure firm has admitted a health and safety breach over the death of a seven-year-old girl at a swimming pool in Essex.
THE tragic death of an eight-year-old schoolboy at a swimming pool should lead to tougher safety measures, a coroner said.
Kaimen Ward drowned at Hambleton Leisure Centre, in Northallerton, last summer.
The inquest into his death this week heard evidence that the teenagers who were supposed to be looking after him on August 25 had been drinking, and that lifeguards may have missed Kaimen getting into trouble in the water because they were busy setting up the pool for a later swimming lesson. Link
Arbroath swimming pool tragedy lad dies in his parents arms
A BOY who was pulled unconscious from a caravan park's swimming pool has died in his mum and dad's arms.
Six-year-old Aiden Sands was spotted by his mum Mandy on the bottom of the main pool at Red Lion Caravan Park's leisure centre in Arbroath, Angus, on Saturday.
He fought bravely for four days in intensive care in Dundee's Ninewells hospital but lost his battle for life around midday yesterday.
A 12-year-old boy drowned in a school swimming pool during an educational holiday.
Muhammad Talha Baber died at Newlands School's activity centre in Seaford.
An investigation has been launched into his death but police believe there are no suspicious circumstances.
Muhammad was part of a group on an educational holiday in the UK when he died.
Toddler drowns in Esporta health club swimming pool 'after wandering off alone'
A toddler drowned following a family swimming session at a private sports club.
Twenty-two-month-old Zainab Yusuf is feared to have wandered off and fallen into the pool while her mother and father were in the changing rooms with her six-month-old sister, Zarah.