Male victim dies by drowning in a swimming pool
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Male victim dies by drowning in a swimming pool

Police Dispatch Center (file photo) Police Dispatch Center (file photo)

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On Saturday, October 17, 2021, around 05:00 pm, Central Dispatch received several calls concerning a male who had allegedly drowned in a swimming pool on Sugar Hill Road.

Several police patrols and paramedics were directed to the scene. At the location it emerged that several persons had already pulled the victim out of the pool and were administering first aid.

Shortly after the paramedics appeared on the scene and continued giving the victim Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) but could not revive the victim. It was later determined that the victim had died supposedly of drowning.

He was later brought over the funeral home. Respecting the victim’s privacy and the family, no further information is provided concerning the identification of the deceased. The Sint Maarten Police Force is expressing its sympathy to the family of the deceased. (KPSM)

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