SportSG settles lawsuit by parents over death of girl aged 6

Sherlyn Ler was found unconscious at the teaching pool of Kallang Basin Swimming Complex on Dec 20, 2017.
Sherlyn Ler was found unconscious at the teaching pool of Kallang Basin Swimming Complex on Dec 20, 2017.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The parents of a six-year-old girl who died following a swimming pool accident have settled their lawsuit with Sport Singapore and three others, averting an eight-day trial that would have started from tomorrow in the High Court.

The agreement was cobbled together by all parties in a closed-door mediation session last month that stretched through the day to just after midnight.

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