Police urge pool safety after toddler drowns at Phuket villa

House in Choeng Thale, Phuket

House in Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket. Photo: Максим Улитин.

PHUKET: Police are urging parents of infants and young children to keep their young ones in sight at all times after a horrific incident on Monday (April 23) resulted in a 9-month-old boy drowning at an expat family’s home in Cherng Talay.

Police were notified of the incident at 10am on Monday by the parents, who Capt Nareupon Taewlae of the Cherng Talay Police said were an expat couple living on the island. The mother is Filipino, he noted.

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The Phuket News

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