Swimmer dies after being rescued from Killarney Pool in Vancouver (update)

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“Initial reports that the swimmer who was rescued from Killarney Pool on the evening of August 11 and later died were based on incorrect information. We offer our sincere apologies to the family and individual. Out of respect for everyone involved, we will not be making further comments on their condition or the incident.” – Vancouver Park Board

VANCOUVER Park Board announced on Monday that on Sunday, August 11, at approximately 7:30 p.m., lifeguards at Killarney Pool rescued a swimmer.

The swimmer was transported to hospital, where the person later died.

The statement said: “Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the family and community. We are not able to provide any further details.”