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Schoolboy dies after pond rescue

Date
04/05/2007
What Happened
Body recovered
What Caused
Human factor
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Inadequate supervision
Injury Details
Drowning
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
A ten-year-old boy has died in hospital after being rescued from a pond in Greater Manchester.
Jordon Lyon was pulled from the John Pit Pond at Standish Lower Ground on Wednesday afternoon, following reports a boy had been seen in the water.

Members of the public helped rescue Jordon, who was not breathing.

Officers performed resuscitation and he was taken by air ambulance to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Pendlebury, but died on Friday morning.
It is thought Jordon may have gone into the water to help a girl who was in difficulty after swimming in the hot weather.
Supporting Information
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/6623077.stm

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