A seven-year-old boy has died after being found unconscious at the bottom of a swimming hole west of Sydney.
- The boy had been missing for about 30 minutes by the time emergency services were alerted
- Police performed CPR before paramedics arrived
- The child was taken to the Nepean Hospital but died shortly after
The child’s parents called emergency services to Jellybean Pool in the Blue Mountains National Park at Glenbrook at 2:25pm, saying he had been missing for almost 30 minutes.
Police said family members pulled the boy from the water at 2:45pm and officers from Blue Mountains Police Area Command, the Dog Unit and Rescue Squad performed CPR.
NSW ambulance paramedics then took over and a rescue helicopter winched a medical team to the scene.
The child was taken to the Nepean Hospital but police said he died shortly after arrival.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.