Kyra Hill: Grieving father says 11-year-old was ‘left to drown’ at water park

Kyra Hill: Grieving father says 11-year-old was ‘left to drown’ at water park


he grieving father of a lady who died in a water park has stated she was “left to drown” by workers who he believes didn’t act shortly sufficient.

Kyra Hill, 11, died after attending a celebration at Liquid Leisure close to Windsor, Berkshire, on August 6.

Emergency companies had been referred to as at 3.55pm and Kyra was discovered simply after 5.10pm and rushed to Wexham Park Hospital the place she died.

A closed Liquid Leisure, close to Windsor, Berkshire (Jonathan Brady/PA) / PA Wire

Her father Leonard Hill stated his household has been “ripped to items” by the incident and he’s “100% positive Kyra may have been saved” if workers on the water park had “acted sooner and extra urgently”.

Talking on Sky Information, he stated: “I really feel actually, actually let down.

“I’m so unhappy that she’s gone, as a result of me and her have an unbreakable bond, we’re that tight.

“They’ve ripped one in all my closest individuals to me in life away from me as a result of they haven’t acted in urgency.”

Mr Hill beforehand informed the PA information company that Kyra had not been enjoying on inflatables and was swimming within the space designated for swimming.

He informed Sky this was a nine-by-12 metre pool the place she was discovered.

Flowers left for Kyra Hill exterior Liquid Leisure (Andrew Matthews/PA) / PA Wire

“I’d say she was left to drown, as a result of there’s no manner she may have gone down in that very same physique of water and it’s taken you over half-hour to contact the emergency companies,” he stated.

“She had an opportunity, however lack of urgency, lack of curiosity, lack of motion is the explanation why my daughter is not right here immediately.”

Mr Hill stated Kyra’s youthful brother “asks about his sister every single day” whereas her sister feels “lower up” to have misplaced “her finest pal”.

He added that Liquid Leisure has not reached out to his household following the incident, regardless of repeated makes an attempt by himself and Kyra’s mom to contact them.

Liquid Leisure beforehand stated in an announcement: “We’re all devastated by the tragic incident which came about within the designated swimming space of our lake and our ideas are with the household and all these affected.

“We’re totally co-operating with the authorities and the continuing investigation, and we’ll present additional updates after we can.”

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