6-Year-Old Dies after Drowning in a Pond in West Bend
A 6-year-old was pronounced dead on Tuesday after drowning at Regner Park on Saturday.
According to West Bend Police, Swannie Her age 6, was at Regner Park with several family members celebrating a family member’s birthday.
Swannie and several family members went swimming in Regner Park Swimming Pond.
After about a half hour of swimming, a swimmer found Swannie unresponsive in the water.
The swimmer that found Swannie was not a member of Swannie’s family.
The citizen carried Swannie to shore and called for help.
Immediately after Swannie was brought to shore citizens and lifeguards started CPR.
West Bend Fire Department personnel that responded took over CPR and transported Swannie to St. Joseph’s Hospital.
She was treated at St. Joseph’s Hospital and later on Saturday, June 11th she was transported to Children’s Hospital in Wauwatosa. Swannie was treated for drowning related symptoms. There no visible injuries on her body.
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:22 p.m. Swannie HER was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital.
West Bend Police Department is continuing to investigate.