Learner drowns in pool at Swakopmund resort

Learner drowns in pool at Swakopmund resort

A 17-year-old learner drowned in a swimming pool on Friday night during a camping trip.
He was swimming in the pool with other learners at a resort outside Swakopmund.
Atempts to resuscitate him failed.
According to the Erongo Police, Jackson Iipinge was declared dead upon arrival at the Swakopmund State Hospital.
The deceased, who was a Grade 12 learner at Walvis Bay Secondary School was on a weekend camping trip with other learners.
His next of kin have been informed.
The body of the deceased was taken to the Police Morgue at Walvis Bay for a post-mortem examination.
Police investigations continue.