Irish boy dies after being found in Spanish swimming pool

Irish boy dies after being found in Spanish swimming pool

AN IRISH boy was rushed to hospital in Spain and is reportedly fighting for his life after being found unconscious in a swimming pool.

The boy, believed to be three years old, was yesterday pulled from the pool in an apartment complex in Cabo Roig near Alicante.

He has been named by local media as James Greene and is due to turn four in December.

Medics continued to perform life-saving procedures on the child until he was stabilised some two hours later.

He had eaten breakfast yesterday morning before his family became anxious about his whereabouts.

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He was put on life support, surrounded by his devastated family.

Local police were quickly on the scene and tended to the child before taking him to a nearby hospital via helicopter which had landed on a nearby beach.

"The air ambulance crew which attended the boy and transported him to the hospital later tweeted: ".we want a speedy and satisfactory recovery of the patient.

The Judicial Police of the Civil Guard has now taken charge of the investigation to clarify the causes.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is "aware of the the case and is providing consular assistance". More details of the boy's condition are expected to emerge this morning.

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