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Teen girl, 13, dies after drowning in a public swimming pool 

Mystery as teen girl, 13, dies after drowning in a public swimming pool

  • A teenage girl got into trouble in the water at Maitland Aquatic Centre on Friday
  • The 13-year-old was pulled from the water by lifeguards who performed CPR
  • Sadly she died at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle at 8.30pm that night

A teenage girl pulled from a public swimming pool at Maitland in NSW’s Hunter region has died despite frantic efforts to revive her.

Emergency services were called to an aquatic centre on Les Darcy Drive, Maitland, about 3.30pm on Friday on reports a girl was in trouble in the water.

Police said the 13-year old, yet to be formally identified, was pulled from the water and lifeguards commenced CPR.

A teenage girl pulled from a public swimming pool at Maitland in NSW’s Hunter region has died despite frantic efforts to revive her (Maitland Aquatic Centre pictured)

Police said the 13-year old, yet to be formally identified, was pulled from the water and lifeguards commenced CPR

Police said the 13-year old, yet to be formally identified, was pulled from the water and lifeguards commenced CPR

NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and continued CPR before rushing her to John Hunter Hospital but she was pronounced dead at 8.30pm.

Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner.

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