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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

13 year old dies after entering water in Scarva
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A 13 year old boy has died after it was reported he entered water on Monday afternoon in Scarva.

A report of concern for safety was made for the teenager at approximately 3:30 pm in the Canal Court area of Scarva

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A spokesperson for the Police at the time said: “It was reported that at around 3.30 pm, a boy had gone into the water in the area.

Officers attended the scene along with other emergency services colleagues, including the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service and Air Ambulance NI.

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Unfortunately, since the initial report, it has now been confirmed the young teenager has died at Craigavon Area Hospital as a result of the incident.

Thoughts this evening are with the boys family.

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