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One-year-old girl drowns in bucket of water

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The Kimberley police are investigating the death of a one-year-old girl following a drowning incident at the Women to Women shelter on Monday.

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THE KIMBERLEY police are investigating the death of a one-year-old girl following a drowning incident at the Women to Women shelter on Monday.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Dikeledi Gopane said the child drowned in a bucket of water.

“It is alleged that the child was playing outside when she accidentally fell into the bucket of water. The child was found by the supervisor of the shelter who called the ambulance, after which the child was taken to hospital where she later died. The child was one year old. An inquest docket has been opened,” said Gopane.

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