5 Nov 2011

River boy still in critical condition

12:01 pm on 5 November 2011

A boy who nearly drowned in a Gisborne river on Thursday, remains in a critical condition in Starship Hospital.

The boy, aged three, and his cousin, Sukhraj Singh, aged two, were found face-down in the Taruheru River, after wandering away from a house in the suburb of Riverdale.

His cousin was unable to be revived.