Child’s grandmother in intensive care after trynig to save boy
A two year-old boy died Monday evening and his 68-year-old grandmother remained in intensive care following an apparent accident at a George Town apartment complex pool.
Royal Cayman Islands Police got a report around 5.30pm that a child and an elderly female had been found in the pool at Town and Country Townhouses, located off Smith Road in George Town. Police said both victims were found unconscious and unresponsive.
Police said it appears that the boy got into difficulty in the pool and his grandmother jumped in to assist him. The alarm was raised by the boy’s nine year-old sister who found them in the pool, police said.
Police and paramedics attended and CPR was carried out on both victims. Both were taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital. The child was pronounced dead on arrival and his grandmother has been admitted to intensive care.
Police said all indications are that this was a tragic accident and there would appear to be no suspicious circumstances.
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