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Six-year-old Bexley girl dies after getting into difficulty at Margate Harbour

PUBLISHED: 10:38 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:38 30 July 2018

The girl died after getting into difficulty in the sea at Margate Harbour. Picture: Google

The girl died after getting into difficulty in the sea at Margate Harbour. Picture: Google

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A six-year-old girl from Erith has died after getting into difficulty in the sea at Margate Harbour on Saturday.

A police spokesman said: “Kent Police were called at 3.13pm on Saturday July 28 to concerns for a girl in the sea.

“Officers and the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene and the 6-year-old from Erith was taken to hospital, where she later died.

“Her next of kin have been informed.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report is being prepared for the coroner.”


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