5 12 months outdated autistic boy drowns at school in Isaan province

The Deputy Provincial Governor said that a college in the Isaan province of Khon Kaen should take accountability after a 5 12 months old autistic boy drowned at a swimming pool inside the school. The title of the school has not but been disclosed.
Baan Phai Hospital reported the death of a 5 12 months previous boy named Peach to Baan Phai Police Station yesterday morning. Insider reported that the physique was nonetheless in a college uniform and had no visible wounds or indicators of physical harm on his physique.
Baan Phai Police officers swiftly initiated an investigation at the college the place Peach had been enrolled. The incident transpired at a swimming pool situated behind a classroom constructing, boasting a depth of approximately a hundred and forty centimetres.
From safety camera footage, Peach is seen descending into the swimming pool alone at about eight.41am while other students had been gathering. A fence surrounds the pool however there is a small hole in one a half of the fence the place Peach entered the pool.
He tried to swim for about 14 minutes earlier than drowning. The college bus driver discovered Peach on the bottom of the pool and rushed him to the hospital but he died on the method in which.
The instructor, Juthamas, revealed to ThaiRath that Peach was an autistic student. On the incident day, she met Peach within the morning while he entered the college. However, she did not notice that Peach was not current in the course of the morning actions.
The Deputy Provincial Governor, Charnchai Sornsiwichai, emphasised through the interview with the media that the school must take accountability for what had occurred. Charnchai added that the varsity should close to ensure that the related departments to conduct an investigation.
Peach’s grandmother, 70 12 months outdated Lamduan, knowledgeable ThaiRath that Peach lived with her because his dad and mom relocated to Bangkok for work. She didn’t know the way Peach received into the pool and drowned and has not yet had a chance to have interaction with the school on this matter. Peach’s dad and mom are presently en path to Khon Kaen.
Regrettably, this tragic prevalence evokes recollections of an analogous incident involving a seven yr old schoolgirl named Ji Hoon last year. Ji Hoon was left in a van at Ploenchit Wittaya School in Chon Buri all day and suffocated. The instructor on faculty bus responsibility along with the bus driver faced a cost of negligence inflicting the dying of another particular person.
The police disclosed that 129 incidents occurred final yr the place youngsters have been left alone in class buses in Thailand between 2014 to 2020.
Despite this alarming statistic, drowning remains some of the outstanding causes of child mortality in the nation. According to the Department of Disease Control‘s report from March, 953 children lost their lives to drowning between 2018 and 2022..

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