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Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate drowning

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Wetaskiwin RCMP were advised of a drowning that occurred on July 2 at the Lions Campground in Wetaskiwin.

Investigation has determined that a five-year-old child, a resident of Wetaskiwin, left the family camper while the parents were sleeping, according to a release.

The child was later located in the pond adjacent to the campground.

CPR was attempted and EMS attended and transported the child to the hospital where additional life-saving efforts were made, however, the child passed away.