Emergency services at a lake in Lurgan Park
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Man dies after lake fall in Lurgan Park in County Armagh

A 51-year-old man has died after falling through the ice at a lake in Lurgan Park in County Armagh.

Using a police helicopter, officers had managed to hoist the man from the water onto the ice.

However as other emergency services tried to reach him in a boat, it capsized.

The man was finally brought to shore and airlifted to hospital, but died a short time later.

  • 12 Dec 2010