County Down: Teenager dies after entering water at Canal Court

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image captionPolice are not treating the decease arsenic suspicious

A 13-year-old lad has died aft entering the h2o successful a County Down village, constabulary person said.

It is understood that the incidental happened successful the Canal Court country of Scarva astatine astir 15:30.

Emergency services, including the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), Air Ambulance and Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS), attended the scene.

The teen was taken to infirmary wherever helium passed away.

Police are not treating the decease arsenic suspicious.

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP Carla Lockhart said the quality was "devastating".

"Please retrieve the household successful your prayers arsenic they travel to presumption with this harrowing tragedy," she added.

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