Banskia Park: A young boy drowns in a bath-tub in Adelaide’s northern suburbs

Bathing tragedy when a little boy drowns at home – just days after another child silently slipped underwater at a public swimming pool and died

  • Child under 10 dies tragically at home in Banksia Park, north of Adelaide
  • The young boy drowned in a bathtub at the home in South Australia
  • Another child died on Saturday at the Waikerie Swimming Pool in South Australia



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A child under the age of 10 tragically drowned in a bathtub just days after another young person died in a public swimming pool.

Paramedics were called to Banksia Park, 12 miles north of Adelaide, at around 5:50pm Monday to respond to reports that a young boy had drowned.

A SA police spokesperson said the death was considered “non-suspicious”.

A report is now being prepared for the coroner.

A Child Under The Age Of 10 Tragically Drowned In A Bathtub Just Days After Another Child Died In A Public Swimming Pool In South Australia. The Young Boy Was Found Dead On Monday Afternoon (Stock Image)

A child under the age of 10 tragically drowned in a bathtub just days after another child died in a public swimming pool in South Australia. The young boy was found dead on Monday afternoon (stock image)

Death comes as just days earlier, a nine-year-old boy drowned in Waikerie Swimming Pool.

The boy slipped silently under water at a swimming pool in South Australia’s Riverland region at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the scene and paramedics attempted to resuscitate the boy before he was rushed to Waikerie Hospital, where he died.

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