Ballina, Mayo, Missing

Ballina, Mayo

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home

29/03/2020 23:48:00

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home.

Gardaí said shortly after 1pm they received reports that a six-year-old boy had gone missing from his home at Rehins Fort in Ballina.“Following a search, involving gardaí and local residents, the boy was rescued a short time later from a nearby steam close to the River Moy,” a spokesperson said.

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“The young boy was treated at the scene by gardaí and emergency service personnel and taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.”The local coroner has been notified of the child’s death and a post-mortem will been arranged.

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tragic This is so tragic 😢 rip little man. My thoughts are with the family 😢 God love him. The poor little mite Worst nightmare. Poor family. So sad may he RIP and God bless his family x Desperate sad Thoughts and prayers with the gardai dealing with this tragic situation and the poor family who will never be the same

😢 Tragic Awful and tragic Rip Heartbreaking Awful 😔😔 So very sad. Condolences to his poor family x So Sad, Heartbreaking RIP Desperately sad ☘️💗☘️ Terrible Heartbreaking. 💔. The poor baby. ❤️❤️ Little baby So sad 😢 RIP Heartbreaking

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