Body of 11-year-old boy pulled from Rotherham canal


The body of an 11-year-old boy has been pulled from a canal in Rotherham.

South Yorkshire Police said the boy was seen entering the water off Stone Row Way at around 7pm on Thursday but disappeared shortly afterwards.

Specialist emergency services teams, including crews from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, recovered the boy's body at around 11pm.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "His family has been informed and are being supported by officers.

"The circumstances are under investigation."