Springvale South girl drowns

AN 11-YEAR-OLD Springvale South girl drowned while swimming at Edithvale beach last week.
Police said a beach goer noticed the girl floating in the water and dragged her to shore around 7.30pm on 2 January.
It is not known how long she had been in the water.
Police said some bystanders, including a nurse, performed CPR until ambulance officers arrived.
The girl was flown to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a critical condition but died on route.