British child, five, dies after falling into a swimming pool while on holiday with his family ‘at his expat grandfather’s house’ in southern Spain
- British five-year-old child died after falling into a swimming pool on La Vinuela
- Youngster was on holiday with his family in southern Spain when tragedy struck
- He is thought to have been staying with expat grandfather when he fell in water
A British child has died after falling into a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in southern Spain.
The five-year-old was with his family in La Vinuela, a small village in La Axarquia region on the Costa del Sol.
The tragedy is believed to have happened at the home of the boy’s expat grandfather at around 10am this morning.
Local police were the first to reach the property after receiving an emergency call.
The little boy was found unconscious after a helicopter was sent to the Calle Las Coberteras, which is a around a 50-minute drive north-east of Malaga.
Paramedics were also dispatched along with an air ambulance but there was nothing they could do to save the youngster’s life and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The five-year-old boy reportedly drowned after falling into a swimming pool at his expat grandfather’s home in La Vinuela (pictured La Vinuela reservoir), southern Spain