- A toddler was found unconscious in the swimming pool shortly after 6.45pm
- Younis Abdul-Latif was treated at the Bass Hill home, west of Sydney
- The two-year-old was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead
A toddler who drowned in an inflatable swimming pool while he was playing with his siblings on Christmas Eve has been remembered as ‘the most beautiful baby’.
Younis Abdul-Latif was pulled unconscious from a pool shortly after 6.45pm on Christmas Eve in Bass Hill, west of Sydney.
The two-year-old boy was treated at the home on Broad Street by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital.
Younis Abdul-Latif (pictured) drowned in a pool Christmas Eve at a home west of Sydney
The toddler was playing with siblings in the inflatable backyard pool when found unconscious
The young boy was pronounced dead at the hospital, leaving his family hysterical.
A neighbour told The Australian she thought someone had been shot because of the way the family was yelling.
‘I thought it was a shooting,’ she told the publication.
A family member posted a tribute on Facebook for the toddler with hundreds of people sharing their condolences.
Many people described Younis as a ‘the most beautiful baby’ who is now a ‘bird in paradise’.
Police are preparing a report for the Coroner.
Paramedics treated the boy, 2, at Broad Street (pictured) before taking him to hospital