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Near Drowning at Cape Rey Carlsbad

On Thursday, March 31 at 5:17 p.m. the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a 911 call regarding a CPR in progress at Cape Rey Carlsbad hotel. Carlsbad Police Officers responded with the City of Carlsbad Fire Department.

A five year old female had been found unresponsive underwater at the bottom of the hotel pool and was removed from the pool by a family friend.

Two hotel employees evaluated the juvenile and found that she was not breathing and did not have a pulse. The employees initiated CPR and were able to revive the juvenile.

Carlsbad Police and Fire personnel arrived and found the juvenile semi-conscious and crying.

Carlsbad Fire Department Medics treated the juvenile and transported her to Children’s Hospital for further medical treatment.

For more information
Travis Lambert, Police Sergeant, Patrol Division, 760-931-2100 or travis.lambert@carlsbadca.gov

Police media contact
Jodee Sasway, Public Information Officer, 760-931-2105 or jodee.sasway@carlsbadca.gov

March 30, 2016