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Missing girl, 5, dies after being found in London canal | UK | News

Missing girl, 5, dies after being found in London canal | UK | News

A five-year-old girl, who went missing from her family home last Saturday, has been tragically found in a canal Police confirmed that the child had been missing from her home in Wharf Road, Islington, since 4.15pm on February 7. According to the Islington Gazette, officers searched the area and her body was found in the nearby canal. Wharf Road runs alongside City Road basin – and perpendicular to the Regent’s Canal. The authorities say the girl was rescued from the water before CPR was carried out. She was then rushed to hospital by paramedics, but died around 7pm that evening. The cops added: “Her family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.” The circumstances around her death “are not believed to be suspicious”, the cops added, and enquiries were ongoing.   Source link