2 Sep 2017, Potchefstroom: A six-year-old boy drowned at Potchefstroom dam this morning. At approximately 10h30, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the little boy on the embankment of the dam. It is understood that a man on his fishing boat noticed the boy floating in the water.
Sadly, there was nothing that paramedics could do for the boy and he was later declared dead on scene. Family members of the boy were on scene at the time.
The police were called to the scene for further investigations. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known.