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Boy dies in Glasgow cemetery accident

An eight-year-old boy has died after an accident at a cemetery in Glasgow.

Police and other emergency services were called to Craigton cemetery in the Cardonald area of the city just before 19:30 on Tuesday.

The boy was taken to Yorkhill Children's hospital but doctors there pronounced him dead shortly afterwards.

Two other boys, both aged 10, were also taken to hospital. One remains in a stable condition and the other has since been sent home.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances but they are still investigating the incident to find out exactly how the accident happened.

  • 27 May 2015