Boy, two, dies after he is recovered from river

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A two-year-old boy has died after being recovered from a river.

A major search was launched after the child was reported missing from a property in the Milton of Drimmie area, close to Bridge of Cally in Perthshire at around 11.15am on Sunday.

The Police Scotland helicopter and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service personnel were involved in a full search of the area along with police officers.

The child was located in the River Ericht, close to the property, at around 12.35pm.

He was removed from the water by fire personnel and treated by paramedics, who had attended the scene with the air ambulance, however the boy died.

In a statement Police Scotland said: "Tragically, the boy did not survive.

"His family are being supported by officers at this time."