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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West Mercia Police: Investigation is at an 'early stage'

A young girl has died after falling into the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal in Kidderminster.

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal in Kidderminster Credit: Daybreak

Last night, West Mercia Police said: "The investigation into this incident is at an early stage and no further comments will be made until tomorrow morning."

They added that the two other children with the girl, who also fell into the water, "are expected to make a full recovery."

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