Lifeguard arrested after girl drowns in hotel pool on Rhodes


A seven-year-old girl has died after being found unconscious in a hotel swimming pool on Rhodes.

She was holidaying on the island with the family.

The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon in the pool of a large hotel in the south of the island.

The girl was rushed to hospital by ambulance, where despite the efforts of medical staff she died a few hours later.

Police subsequently arrested the hotel’s lifeguard and have begun an investigation.