Child dies following water-related incident at a Papatoetoe address

A child has died following a water-related incident at a Papatoetoe property on Wednesday evening.

Emergency services received a report at around 5:15pm on Wednesday.

The child was transported to hospital in a critical condition but passed away a short time later.

"Police extends its condolences to whānau and loved ones," a spokesperson said.

Police are making enquiries on behalf of the Coroner.


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