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Two-year-old twin boys drown after falling into fish pond

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Two-year-old twin boys drown after falling into fish pond

A horrific tragedy has cost the lives of two two-year-old twin boys who drowned after reportedly falling into a fish pond in Fife.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Dalgety Bay at around 8.20am yesterday morning after the boys were found.

They were taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy where they were pronounced dead, Police Scotland said.

Officers are supporting the family and working to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

A force spokesman said: "We received a call around 8.20am on Saturday following a report of concern for two children at an address in Dalgety Bay, Fife.

"Two male twins, aged two-years-old, had reportedly drowned in a fish pond and officers attended with the Scottish Ambulance Service.

"The children were taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy where they sadly died.

"Officers are supporting the family at this time. Inquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing."