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Boy scout, 14, dies during 'adventure trip' to Italy

A 14-year-old boy scout from Glasgow has died during an adventure holiday in Italy as he took part in a "canyoning" activity.

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Pictured: Scout who died on trip to Italy

Elliot Alexander Peacock, 14, died after jumping into water during an adventure trip in Italy. Credit: The Scout Association

This is the first picture of Elliot Alexander Peacock who died during a Scout trip to Italy.

A statement from The Scout Association said: "We continue to support Elliot’s parents, the young people and leaders who are part of the event.

"We will also continue to work with Acorn Adventure who organised the itinerary and programme to establish if there are any lessons to learn from this tragic incident."

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