Posted: Sun 5th May 2019

Teenager dies after being rescued from sea in Llandudno

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, May 5th, 2019

A teenage boy has died after being rescued from the sea in Llandudno. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police said the 13 years old who was from the local area was recovered by coastguards from the water at Pigeon’s Cove on Great Orme in Llandudno, just after 9.2opm on Saturday evening. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

He was airlifted to Bangor hospital but sadly died. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Superintendent Nick Evans from North Wales Police, said: “Our deepest condolences are with the family. We would ask that the family’s privacy is respected at this difficult time.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances and the coroner has been informed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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A spokeswoman from HM Coastguard said a member of the public had called 999 at about 8.55pm to report a person in the water. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Llandudno coastguard rescue team, RNLI Llandudno inshore and all weather lifeboats, HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Caernarfon, North Wales police and Welsh ambulance service were sent to the scene.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The person was recovered from the water and was airlifted to Bangor hospital.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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