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Boy, 13, drowned when his leg obtained sucked into filter at water park close to Cancun as dad desperately tried to save lots of him

Boy, 13, drowned when his leg got sucked into filter at water park near Cancun as dad desperately tried to save him


A TEENAGER has died after being sucked right into a drainage filter at a water park the place he was celebrating his restoration from Covid along with his household.

Leonardo Luna Guerrero, 13, allegedly grew to become trapped within the uncovered filtration duct as he travelled alongside a lazy river experience on a household vacation in Mexico.

Leonardo Luna Guerrero, 13, allegedly grew to become trapped in a water park filter whereas on vacation along with his household
Leonardo Luna Guerrero, 13, had been within the Xenses water park’s Riolajante lazy river when tragedy struck

The filter sucked him underwater, the place his leg grew to become caught, stated the boy’s dad Miguel Ángel Luna Calvo.

The pair had been having fun with the water park with Leonardo’s three siblings and mum as a part of a household vacation to rejoice him recovering from Covid when the tragedy struck.

The household initially thought Leonardo was enjoying a joke on them and hiding below the water, however rapidly realised it was not a recreation, reported native media.

After realising his son was caught, Leonardo’s determined dad managed to drag him from the filter on the water experience on the Xenses theme park in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Saturday.

However regardless of the teenager being rushed to hospital, he died the next day from a pulmonary haemorrhage, because of drowning within the 60cm deep water.

“My son’s leg was sucked into the river’s filtration system. At that second I pulled it out, eliminated the display and took my son out,” he instructed newspaper Ya Es Noticia.

“When the park employees arrived to offer assist, I requested the employees for a respirator. I’m a health care provider. I’m a heart specialist.”

The boy’s physician dad says he then gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation whereas ready for an ambulance to reach.

“From there, we arrived on the Amerimed hospital and the following day, Sunday the 28th at 11:50 am, my son handed away,” he stated.

“This can’t go unpunished as a result of this could occur to a different baby.”

The park has been working since 2016 as a part of the Xcaret Group, which additionally runs Xcaret Park, round 47 miles south of Cancun, in addition to Xplor Park and Xel-Ha Park.

The park has launched a press release, acknowledging “it deeply regrets the dying of 13-year-old Leonardo Luna Guerrero that occurred within the metropolis of Playa del Carmen because of an accident in one of many rivers of the park.”

“Within the greater than 30 years the Group has been working parks, such an occasion has by no means arisen,” it stated within the assertion.

“It is very important notice that from the time of the accident, the realm was secured and particular measures have been taken, such because the everlasting presence of a lifeguard.”

Nonetheless, it later added that “human error triggered the failure that led to this accident”, reported El Common.

The Xenses Park opened in 2016 close to Playa del Carmen in Mexico
The park launched a press release relating to the tragic dying of Leonardo Luna Guerrero


Leonardo has been transferred to the Forensic Medical Service, for a authorized post-mortem, reported the Yucatan Occasions.

José Rosas Aispuro Torres, the governor of the teenager’s house city of Durango, expressed his condolences to “Dr. Miguel Luna, to his spouse Hilda Guerrero and his total household, within the face of the delicate dying of his beloved son, Leonardo Luna Guerrero”.

“I ship my honest condolences, wishing you discover power and luxury within the face of this irreparable loss. Relaxation in Peace,” he wrote on Fb.