Mounties investigate after five-year-old drowns in bathtub in Surrey, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
December 19, 2016 - 6:39am Updated: December 19, 2016 - 2:51pm

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP in Surrey, B.C., were investigating after a five-year-old boy drowned in a bathtub.

Police were called to a home in the Whalley neighbourhood just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

They say first responders worked for more than an hour to revive the youngster but he could not be saved.

Staff Sgt. Murray Hedderson says in a news release that police have spoken to the adults in the home to determine what happened.

He would not say how the adults may have been related to the child and names were not released.

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