Boy Dies After Falling In River Taff

11 May 2015, 13:14 | Updated: 11 May 2015, 13:27

A schoolboy has died after falling into the River Taff at Quakers Yard in Merthyr Tydfil.

The 7 year old was pulled from the water on Sunday evening around 6:30pm and was treated by the emergency services.

He was taken by air ambulance to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff in a critical condition but he later died.

Police say his death is being treated as a 'tragic accident'.