Toronto teen pronounced dead after drowning near Golden, BC
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Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto
Published Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:21PM EST
A 14-year-old boy from Toronto has died following a reported drowning in British Columbia.
It happened at a residence just outside the town of Golden, which is about an hour-long drive from Lake Louise.
According to the RCMP, paramedics were first dispatched to the address at around 5 p.m. local time for a report of a possible drowning in a hot tub.
The victim was rushed to hospital but was subsequently pronounced deceased.
“At this time the death does not appear to be suspicious,” Const. Spencer Lainchbury of the Golden-Field RCMP detachment said in a press release issued on Saturday. “We will continue to assist the BC Coroner’s Service with their investigation.”