Boy, 11, pronounced dead after being pulled from water at park

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park in South Lanarkshire.

Death: Boy dies after being pulled from water at park. © Google Maps 2020
Death: Boy dies after being pulled from water at park.

A boy has died after being pulled from the water at a park in South Lanarkshire. 

On Saturday, emergency services were called to Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park in Stonehouse at around 4.30pm following concern for a person in the water. 

The young boy was pulled from the water but was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police said formal identification of the boy has still to take place but the family of an 11-year-old have been made aware.

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A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.


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