A young scottish boy, who died while on holiday in Cyprus, has been named.
Ruraidh Nairne was found unconcious in a pool while in Paphos and rushed to hospital on October, 6.
The six-year-old hospitalized at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia before he died on October, 14.
The boy, from Inverness, was a pupil at Ness Castle Primary School.
Craig Connon, headmaster of the school, said: “Ruaridh was a popular member of the class and will be sorely missed across the whole school community.
“Our thoughts are very much with his family.”
At the time of the incident Cyprus Police confirmed it was investigating the circumstances under which Ruraidh was found.
A spokesperson for the force told STV News: “On October 6, Police were informed that a six-year-old boy was found unconscious in a hotel’s swimming pool in Paphos.
“The boy was hospitalized at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia where he passed away on October 14.
“The police are investigating the circumstances under which the child was found unconscious in the pool.”
A spokesperson for the Foreign Office previously said: “We are supporting the family of a British national who has died in Cyprus.”
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