A nine year old child has drowned in Corozal Town. Police report that on Monday, shortly after midday, 30-year-old Hector Kelly and his son Mathew Andrew Gonzalez went to the beach for a swim. Reports are that around 1:45 that afternoon, the nine year old boy was found floating unconscious in the sea. He was rushed to the Corozal Community Hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead shortly after three o’clock. His body awaits a post mortem examination.