19 year old male drowns at Lily Pond Haruru
Location: Lily Pond Haruru
year old male drowns at Lily Pond Haruru
description: 19 year old male drowns at Lily Pond Haruru
At about 3:30 p.m. on the 8th of
January 2013, a 19 year old male has been swimming with
family at Lily Pond, Haruru.
He has disappeared under the
waterline for some time before being located by family and
ambulance staff. Attempts by ambulance staff to
resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
The identity of the
male will not be released until next of kin have been
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