Teenager dies after falling into river

Published Thursday, 18 July 2013
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A 15-year-old boy has died after he fell into the River Roe in Limavady, Co Londonderry.

Teenager dies after falling into river
The PSNI helicopter airlifted the boy to hospital. (© Pacemaker)

Police and other emergency services were called to Roe Valley Park at around 4.30pm on Thursday.

The boy was airlifted by police helicopter to hospital where he later died.

"The teenager is believed to have drowned after falling into the River Roe," a PSNI spokesperson confirmed.

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5 Comments
Limavady in Limavady wrote (368 days ago):
Thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of this young man so tragically lost.
sambo in far off shores wrote (368 days ago):
thoughts and prayers go out to this young lads family and friends.
johnny in l/derry wrote (369 days ago):
so sad to here that a 15 year old boy died in that way R.I.P from johnny l/derry
Co down in Co down wrote (369 days ago):
God bless the boys family & friends!! Terrible news after the quarry tragedy!! The environment minister needs to put out more warnings, children dont read newspapers so maybe moving them to tv will get the message across a bit better!!
Jamie in Down wrote (369 days ago):
so tragic that most people will be too busy arguing over meaningless crap on other posts to comment here. RIP to the young teenager, thoughts and prayers with his family and friends :(
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