A BRITISH toddler drowned in a swimming pool at a vacation villa close to Alicante.
The kid, tragically diedregardless of determined makes an attempt by paramedics to avoid wasting them.
A helicopter was additionally despatched to the scene however all efforts to resuscitate the toddler proved unsuccessful.
The Civil Guard confirmed an investigation was underway.
A spokesman for the power in Alicante stated: “This incident remains to be underneath investigation however every little thing to this point is pointing to the teenager’sbeing a tragic accident.”
Nicely-placed sources stated the household had been British and the kid’swas on the with three of the toddler’s siblings on the time.
Nucia is a municipality simply north of Benidorm and a 15-minute drive inland from the favored resort of Altea.
One other British toddler drowned in apool accident on the Costa Blanca round this time final yr.
Freddie Joseph Briggs died within the pool at his mother and father’ dwelling within the village of Aigues close to Benidorm on Might 25 final yr, main the native council to declare three days of mourning.
Tributes had been paid to the 19-month-old boy at hisservice at a church in Belfast the place he was christened earlier than he was buried at a close-by cemetery.
Father Thomas McGlynn advised mourners on the service the teenager introduced happiness to these round him and loved his brief life “to the very full.”
The kid’s dad Marc Briggs, identified to friends as Briggsy and regarded as from Mansfield, Notts, and Belfast-bornJane Mohan had moved to the Costa Blanca shortly earlier than the tragedy.
The teenager was admitted in a “vital” state from the four-star lodge within the resort of Sa Coma after being revived on the poolside by emergency responders.
He misplaced his battle for all times at Son Espaseswithin the island capital Palma.