Teenager dies after falling into river

Published Thursday, 18 July 2013
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

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.

© UTV News
Comments Comments
5 Comments
Limavady in Limavady wrote (497 days ago):
Thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of this young man so tragically lost.
sambo in far off shores wrote (497 days ago):
thoughts and prayers go out to this young lads family and friends.
johnny in l/derry wrote (498 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 (498 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 (498 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 :(
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Flash flooding
Thu 13 November 2014
I
Wed 12 November 2014
The X Factor Live: Week 4
Sat 01 November 2014