PIO Number: 2014-02
Police Case Number: 14-002824
Event: Near Drowning
Place of Occurrence: 6122 Southgate Boulevard
Date/Time of Occurrence: January 29, 2014 10:49 a.m.
Victim(s): 16 month old female
PIO/Releasing Authority: Sergeant Lori Eller
Release Date: January 29, 2014
Update: January 30, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. By: Sergeant Lori Eller
The victim of the drowning has been identified as Savita Curtis. Curtis passed away at Plantation
General on January 29, 2014.
Summary of Incident
On January 29, 2014, officers responded to 6122 Southgate Boulevard in reference to a 911 call
regarding a possible drowning. The victim is a sixteen (16) month old female who was discovered
unconscious in the family swimming pool by her mother, Samantha Rahim. When officers arrived
on scene they immediately initiated CPR. Margate/Coconut Creek Fire Rescue arrived on scene
and transported the child to Northwest Medical Center.
The child was subsequently transported to Plantation General where she is listed in critical
condition. The incident remains under investigation.