Johannesburg - An 18-month-old Sundowner toddler who had fought for his life for five hours after drowning in the family pool has died.
He died in hospital around 9 pm on Thursday.
The boy was found submerged in a swimming pool by his 8-year-old brother at a residential complex in Sundowner on Thursday after 3pm.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said they had responded to a call about drowning in Puttick Avenue.
Herbst added that reports from the scene indicates that the toddler boy had fallen into the pool.