A child who was taken to hospital following an incident at a hotel pool in downtown Victoria last week has died.

The incident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. last Wednesday, March 24th, at Hotel Zed’s pool.

Paramedics attempted CPR on the child and they were eventually rushed to hospital.

Shortly after the incident, VicPD confirmed they responded to an incident at a hotel pool in the 3100-block Blanshard Street.

“Officers are supporting the family & investigating. This file is in the early stages. Updates as we are able,” VicPD said in a statement.

The child was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died.

BC Coroners Service confirmed to Victoria Buzz that they were investigating the incident, but could not release any other details stating it was too early in the investigation.

VicPD confirmed the death as well but did not release any other details.

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