Credit River Drowning in Norval

Posted On Friday June 11, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service are investigating the tragic drowning of a Brampton teen in the Credit River near MacNab Park in Norval Ontario.  The incident occurred on Friday June 11th, 2021 at approx 5:00 pm at a bridge over the Credit River.  Police and paramedics were called to the scene, where witnesses and friends were performing life saving measures. The 14 year old Brampton male was rushed to Georgetown Hospital and sadly has succumbed to his injuries.

Witnesses reported to police a group of youths, including the deceased teen were jumping of the Adamson St North bridge when the youth drowned. Police have located and notified next of kin for the teen.  

Investigators from Halton Police Service One District Criminal Investigation Unit, Forensic Identification Unit and Regional Marine Unit attended to assist in the investigation of the incident and identification of the youth. The Coroner's Office was called to the scene to assist in the investigation. Police are not releasing the youth's name or identifying information at this time.

Police remind the public and especially young people to be safe around the Region's waterways and pools, know your limits, play responsibly and respect the water.

 

S/Sgt. Jeff Dunham

Halton Regional Police Service

One District Uniform Operations

905-825-4747 ext #2410

jeff.dunham@haltonpolice.ca

 

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