Boy, five, dies after being pulled from river in Wales in the early morning

Boy, five, dies after being pulled from river in Wales in the early morning

A five-year-old boy has died after being pulled out of a river in Bridgend, Wales.

South Wales Police were called at 5.45am today to a missing child report in the Sarn area.

His body was found Ogmore River near Pandy Park. He was taken to Princess of Wales Hospital where it was confirmed he passed away. 

Chief Inspector Geraint White said: ‘This is a tragic incident in which a young child has sadly lost their life.

”We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who has any information, to get in touch.

We would ask the public not to speculate about this incident on social media as this is an active investigation.

‘If you have any information that can help, please report this to us.

‘Our thoughts are with the family and we are supporting them in every way we can.’


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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

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