UK: Girl, 10, dies after getting into difficulty at swimming pool

A 10-year-old girl has died after she “got into difficulty” in a swimming pool, police have said.

  • The incident happened in Aberdeen, Scotland on Monday
  • The girl was taken to hospital but sadly passed away
  • The death is not being treated as suspicious

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 8pm on Monday, we were made aware a young female had got into difficulty in a swimming pool in Aberdeen.

“Emergency services attended, and a 10-year-old girl was taken to hospital where she later died.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding her death, which is not being treated as suspicious.”