Sad News: Baby drowns with face down in bucket


A one year four months old baby from Section 8 in Hippo Valley died on Monday after drowning in a bucket of water while playing with other kids at home.

Police Spokesperson Chief Inspector Charity Mazula confirmed the sad incident.

Three juveniles including the deceased Essency Princess Masilo, a 1 year 3 month old were playing outside the house. The deceased then went to the bucket which was half full with water and she drowned with her face down in the bucket.

The other two juveniles raised an alarm and Beatrice Kwangwari (28) a neighbour rushed to the scene and found the baby already dead. She removed her from the bucket and informed her mother Tsitsi Mashingaidze(39) who then made a Police report.

Masilo was taken to Chiredzi Hospital and post moterm was waivered by Chiredzi Magistrate Monica Mutandwa.

— Mirror

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