Seven-year-old boy drowns in Tuen Mun hotel; none arrested

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A seven-year-old boy drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Tuen Mun on Monday morning and the case was listed as child neglect. No one has been arrested so far.

The involved hotel is located on Castle Peak Road - Castle Peak Bay. Police received a report around 11 am from the hotel staffer, saying that the boy suspectedly fell unconscious and drowned in the swimming pool.

The boy was rescued by his father and paramedics soon arrived and rushed him to Tuen Mun Hospital. Yet, the boy was eventually pronounced dead.

After a preliminary investigation, police listed the case as child neglect and the case is now being handled by the Tuen Mun district crime investigation team.

The actual cause of death will be determined later by a post-mortem examination.