Boy, 14, dies after getting into difficulty in canal over Easter weekend | The Sun

A TEENAGE boy died after getting into difficulty in a canal over the Easter weekend.

Police were called to the Stourton area of Leeds on Saturday afternoon when temperatures hit highs of 13C.

The canal was searched and a 14-year-old lad was pulled from the water.

He was pronounced dead a short time later, officers said.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "At 4.32pm on Saturday, police received a concern for safety report for a male in the canal by Thwaite Lane, Leeds.

"Emergency services attended and recovered a teenage male from the water.


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"He received medical attention at the scene, but was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the coroner.

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