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Little girl drowns in Cyprus swimming pool

A young girl from the North East reportedly drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Cyprus.

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Little girl drowns in Cyprus swimming pool

The family were staying at the Evalena Hotel in Cyprus. Credit: Famagusta Gazette
The family are thought to have links to Darlington and County Durham. Credit: Famagusta Gazette
Local police believe the girl's death was a tragic accident. Credit: Famagusta Gazette
The girl died at a hotel in Protaras, a popular Cypriot holiday resort. Credit: Famagusta Gazette

Police in Cyprus believe the death of a five-year-old girl in a local holiday resort was a tragic accident.

The youngster drowned in a swimming pool in Protaras on Monday. She was staying at the Evalena Hotel apartments with her family, who are thought to have links with Darlington and County Durham.

Police launched an investigation, according to reports in the resort, but they will not be taking any further action.

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