Airdrie Rural RCMP respond to child drowning in Delacour, Alberta

Delacour, Alberta – At approximately 6:30 p.m on June 1, 2017, Airdrie Rural RCMP responded to a 911 call reporting that a 3 year old boy was in medical distress. He had been located unconscious in an above ground pool.

A family member pulled the little boy out of the water, sought assistance and called 9-11. He was flown to the Alberta Children’s Hospital by STARS and is currently in critical condition. Airdrie rural RCMP have been conducting a thorough investigation into this incident. There is no indication of any foul play or criminal responsibility at this time.

“A tragic accident like this hits home for everyone”, said Airdrie Detachment Commander, Sgt. Kimberley Pasloske. “Our hearts go out to the family and the entire community”.

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Airdrie RCMP


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