Dad sues Sport SG, lifeguards and swim coach over six-year-old child's death

Six-year-old Sherlyn Ler died following an incident at the teaching pool of the Kallang Basin Swimming Complex. PHOTO: LER CHOON SIONG
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SINGAPORE - The courts may well decide if a parent can be partly blamed for inadequate supervision of a six-year-old girl at a swimming pool that led to her death.

Four defendants facing a High Court negligence lawsuit over the tragedy have alleged that the girl's mother, who was present at the site, should also be held contributorily negligent for the incident.

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