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Boy (4) dies after incident at swimming pool in England

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
Aug 9th 2016, 9:38 PM 23,014 3

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD BOY has died following an incident at a swimming pool in England.

Cumbria Police have confirmed they are investigating the circumstances of the tragedy.

Police were called to Old Park Wood Caravan Park in Grange-over-Sands at 4.40pm yesterday.

The boy was taken to Furness General Hospital before being transferred to Alder Hey Hospital, where he died.

In a statement, Cumbria Police said: “Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.

“Anyone with information should contact Cumbria Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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