12 Dec 2022

Three boys die after falling into icy lake in West Midlands

North of England Correspondent

Three boys have died after falling into an icy lake in the West Midlands.

They were aged eight, 10 and 11.

Another boy, aged six, is fighting for his life in hospital after they fell through ice while playing on the lake in Solihull yesterday afternoon.

One police officer was treated for hypothermia after punching through ice to try to rescue the children.