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Irish girl, 7, 'dies days after being pulled from hotel pool in Majorca'
23 June 2022, 06:42
A seven-year-old Irish girl has died days after being pulled from a hotel swimming pool in Majorca, according to local media.
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The incident happened on Monday at the four-star HYB Eurocalas Hotel in the resort of Calas de Mallorca.
Authorities said the youngster went into cardiac arrest and lifeguards performed CPR on her before she was rushed to the Son Espases hospital.
She died in the intensive care unit on Wednesday.
A routine police investigation at the hotel is underway, according to the Irish Mirror.
A spokeswoman for a regional government-run emergency coordination centre had said on Tuesday: "We took a call around 3.40pm on Monday.
"Lifeguards performed CPR on her after pulling her out of the water because she had gone into cardiac arrest.
"Paramedics continued to try to revive her after reaching the scene and got her breathing again in the back of the ambulance.
"She was taken to Son Espases Hospital."
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said it was "aware of the case" and "providing all possible consular assistance".