Tragic pond boy named

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The Independent Online

Police today named an 11-year-old boy who drowned in a pond near a shopping centre.

Ross Carroll, of Barton Lane, Salford, vanished into the water at open land near the Trafford Centre complex in Manchester shortly before 6pm yesterday.



A search by police officers and firefighters, supported by Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, was launched at Barton Embankment and the body was recovered two-and-a-half hours later.



A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Inquiries into the circumstances are continuing."





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