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Canal tragedy: The latest

Police are investigating the death of six-year-old Imie Harrison who fell into a canal yesterday evening. The girl was one of two children who fell into the water in Springfield Park, Kidderminster.

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Police cordon off area where girl fell into canal

Police are carrying out an investigation into how the children came to be in the water

Police have cordoned off part of a canal in Kidderminster following the death of a six-year-old girl who fell into the water on Tuesday.

Three children in total fell into the canal, near Springfield Park, shortly before 6.20pm. Two managed to climb out and are expected to make a full recovery.

Police have cordoned off areas around the canal in Kidderminster where the children fell in

The girl however, is said to have been in the water for a longer period of time and died while being taken to hospital.

Police say the family of the girl are 'absolutely devastated' at their loss and out of respect for the family 'will not be confirming her identity at this early stage'.

Police continue the investigation into how the children came to be in the water.

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