Teenage boy dies after falling into water in Glasgow park

The 16-year-old's body was recovered by emergency services in Pollok Park.

Pollok: Teenager dies after falling into water.
Pollok: Teenager dies after falling into water.

A teenage boy has died after falling into water in a Glasgow park.

The 16-year-old got into difficulty in the water at Pollok Country Park at around 5pm on Tuesday.

Emergency services attended after receiving reports of concern for the boy.

Police have now confirmed that his body was recovered from the water a short time later.

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A spokeswoman for the force said: “At around 5.10pm on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a concern for a person in the water at Pollok Country Park, Glasgow.

“Emergency services attended and the body of a 16-year-old boy was recovered.

“There are no apparent suspicious circumstances and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”


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