Six year old boy who fell into lake dies - The Solihull Observer

Six year old boy who fell into lake dies

Solihull Editorial 14th Dec, 2022 Updated: 15th Dec, 2022   0

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy who was pulled from the lake at Babbs Mill Park has died today (December 14).

Three other boys, aged 11, 10 and eight, were pronounced dead on Monday (December 12) after falling through the ice at the Kingshurst lake the previous day.

West Midlands Police said: “It is with heartfelt sadness that we have to report this afternoon, the six-year-old in hospital has lost his fight for life.

“Our deepest sympathies are with the families and friends of those involved in this tragedy.

”We cannot comprehend the enormity of the pain they must feel and our hearts go out to them.”

Specialist officers remain in contact with the family.

The force said it will issue further information as soon as it can.

It added: “The searches have been completed and the scene of the incident at the lake will be lifted this evening.”


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