Boy who died after falling into River Taff named

Seven-year-old Joshua Hazelby-Fear died on Sunday evening after falling into the River Taff. Credit: Google Streetview

A seven-year-old boy who died after falling into a river near Merthyr Tydfil was Joshua Hazelby-Fear, police say.

Joshua, from Treharris, fell into the River Taff at Quakers Yard on Sunday evening. He was pulled from the water by emergency services and airlifted to hospital, but later died.