An 8 year old boy has died suddenly at a North Yorkshire swimming pool
9:52am 26th August 2010
(Updated 4:09pm 26th August 2010)
An 8 year old boy's died after he got into difficulties at a North Yorkshire swimming pool.
It happened at 4.25pm on Wednesday 25th August 2010 in the pool at Hambleton leisure centre in Northallerton.
North Yorkshire Police say they've now launched an investigation following the sudden death of the youngster.
Police say they're not in a position to identify the boy at this time but have said he lives locally.
He was taken by ambulance to the Friarage Hospital but after efforts to revive him he was pronounced dead.
Inquiries to determine the full circumstances of his death are ongoing
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 0845 60 60 247
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