27 May

Boy drowns after fleeing from police in Derry

first_img Facebook Pinterest Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North News Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for witnesses to the drowning of a teenager in the River Faughan in Derry to come forward.15-year-old Kyle Bonnes from Tullyally, died after being pulled from the river on Wednesday. The incident happened in the Drumahoe area just after 5 o clock.The boy was running from police when he entered the water.Officers tried to help him but he was pulled from the river in an unconscious state and died a short time later.Police said the teenager ran off with another youth when they arrived to investigate reports of a disturbance on the Glenshane Road.The boy’s body was recovered by members of Foyle Search and Rescue.A statement from the Ombudsman’s office said investigators had been at the scene through the night co-ordinating forensic, mapping and photography work.”We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed what happened to come forward,” the statement continued.The Police Ombudsman can be contacted on 0800 032 7880.The chairman of Derry District Policing Partnership, Joe Miller, said they would “monitor the outcome” of the Ombudsman’s investigation.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/joe1pm.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+center_img Previous articleStill no lifebelts on river a year on after Sion Mills tragedyNext articleHIQA report calls Dungloe Community Hospital a fire hazard News Highland By News Highland – April 8, 2010 Facebook Boy drowns after fleeing from police in Derry Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img

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