Girl, one, dies after being found unresponsive in garden pond as neighbours say they heard horrified screams coming from the house
- The toddler, one, was found unresponsive in a garden pond at a house in Falkirk
- She was rushed to hospital yesterday but was declared shortly afterwards
- Neighbours described hearing horrifying screams from where she was found
A toddler, one, has died after being found unresponsive in a garden pool.
Emergency services rushed to a home in Falkirk, Scotland, yesterday at around 6.10pm.
The 18-month-old girl was then taken to hospital but was declared dead shortly after.
Horrified neighbours described hearing screams coming from the house where the girl was found.
The tragic toddler was found in a garden pond in Falkirk, Scotland, yesterday at around 6.10pm
One neighbour, who didn’t want to be named, said: ‘I was cutting the grass and then all I heard was screaming.
‘I could tell by the screaming there was something seriously wrong, it was horrible, I can still hear it in my head.’
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Emergencies services attended at Dollar Avenue in Falkirk at 6.10pm on Thursday, 10 June, after an 18-month old child had fallen into a pond.
“The child was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for treatment, where she died a short time later. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”