Johannesburg -

A man drowned in a swimming pool at an entertainment venue in Cosmo City, Randburg, paramedics said on Monday.

“It is understood that a group of people were in the pool at the time and most of them allegedly got out when it started to rain,” said ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak.

“When some of them returned to the pool they noticed the man floating in it.”

Bystanders then pulled him out of the water and performed CPR on him.

“When they noticed he was not breathing and had no pulse, they contacted the ambulance and started with CPR.”

However, the man, believed to be in his 20s, was declared dead at the scene on Sunday night. - Sapa