British boy dies in Spain pool

A young British boy died after he fell into a swimming pool in Spain during a family holiday. Relatives reportedly tried to save the youngster after they discovered him floating in the water at his grandparents' home near Malaga.

Boy's mother 'found him in swimming pool'

A young boy who died after falling into a swimming pool in Spain is believed to have flown out on Saturday with his parents to visit his grandparents, who live in the village of Cartama.

The village of Cartama (marked 'A') is about 15 miles from Malaga. Credit: Google Maps

Police and paramedics were reportedly called to their home at around 6pm yesterday after the child's mother found him in the water.

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British boy dies in Spain swimming pool

A young British boy died after he fell into a swimming pool in Spain during a family holiday.

Relatives reportedly tried to save the youngster after they discovered him floating in the water at his grandparents' home near Malaga.

The Costa del Sol is a popular destination for British holidaymakers. Credit: Karl Thomas/DPA/Press Association Images

But the child is said to have died in a car before he was driven to hospital near the Costa del Sol.

His death came on what has been dubbed Spain's Black Sunday after another two people reportedly drowned in the sea.