Saturday 19 October, 2019

10-year-old drowns at Maxwell Beach

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 10-year-old boy.

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 10-year-old boy.

A beach outing turned tragic around 6 p.m. on Thursday evening for one Christ Church family, who is now mourning the loss of a young relative.

According to police, Nikan Legall, 10, of Maxwell Hill, Christ Church, went to Maxwell Beach yesterday afternoon with his grandfather, twin brother, and 11-year-old cousin.

While in the water, Nikan experienced some difficulties and disappeared underwater. He was subsequently pulled to the shore and rushed to the QEH by ambulance, where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigations are continuing into the matter.

 

 

 

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