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A 6.5-year-old girl drowned in Corinth.her father was arrested

A 6.5-year-old girl was found unconscious under a boat on the beach of Kalamaki in Isthmia’s Saronic Gulf by Corinth on Monday afternoon. Authorities arrested the foreign father on Tuesday.

The girl’s body was first found by underwater fishermen who gave her first aid, according to a statement from the Greek Coast Guard.

An ambulance was called and the girl was transferred to Corinth General Hospital, but doctors could only confirm her death.

The Port of Corinth Authority is conducting a preliminary investigation and has ordered an autopsy.

The port authorities arrested the father for violating Section 306 of the Penal Code, or “fatal exposure of a minor.”

Authorities citing father’s statement to local media Corinthian He reported that he went swimming with his daughter at the beach and put the girl in a life jacket.

He said the child suddenly slipped out of the life jacket and reached a depth of 6 meters, adding that he had an asthma problem and was unable to dive to retrieve the child.

The father also said he was looking for someone to help the girl recover, according to state broadcaster ERT on Tuesday.

The girl’s mother suffered severe shock and has been hospitalized since Monday.

Witnesses and relatives of the family gathered at the authorities seeking testimony, state broadcaster said.

The family is from Albania, media reported.



https://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2022/08/23/6-5-year-old-girl-drowned-in-corinth-father-arrested/ A 6.5-year-old girl drowned in Corinth.her father was arrested

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