Loch Lomond accident – Boy, 9, among three found dead in lake tragedy as lad, 7, fights for life
A BOY of nine is among three people who have died at a lake.
Another boy, seven, is fighting for his life in hospital.
A man, 41, and a woman, 29, were also found dead
Cops went to the scene at Loch Lomond near Pulpit Rock in Ardlui, Argyll and Bute yesterday afternoon.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police were called around 6.40pm on Saturday, 24 July, 2021 following the report of concerns for people in the water near Pulpit Rock, Ardlui.
"A multi-agency operation took place and sadly, three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
"Formal identification has still to take place but the family of a 41-year-old man, 29-year-old woman and 9-year-old boy have been made aware.
"A 7-year-old boy was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow and is currently in intensive care."
It comes after several water tragedies as Britain was hit by a heatwave.
Mum-of-two Natasha Core, 30, drowned saving her son, nine, from a lake.
She dived got him to shore in Lough Gowna, Co Cavan in Ireland on Wednesday night but did not emerge herself.
Her brother Jason Mooney said: "She was an outgoing person, a good mother, she was all for her kids, down to earth – she was just a lovely person. She was taken too soon. She died a hero."
A schoolboy, 11, drowned at a park in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire yesterday.
And teen boxer Frank Varey, 16, drowned in the River Dee, Cheshire on Thursday.
He was found after a seven-hour search.
Professional World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said: “RIP Frank. Was a future world champ.”
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