Boy, 12, dies after getting into difficulty in river
The boy was participating in sporting activity when he got into difficulty in the River Tay.
A 12-year-old boy has died in hospital after getting into difficulty in a river in Perthshire.
The youngster from Glasgow was taking part in a sporting activity at the River Tay when he got stuck in the water.
Emergency services attended and he was airlifted to the Royal Hospital For Children in Glasgow where he later died in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The incident took place at around 1.30pm on Sunday.
A police spokesman confirmed the incident.
He said: "Police Scotland can confirm that sadly the 12-year-old who got into difficulties in the River Tay near Stanley on Sunday has died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.
"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very tragic time.
"Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and a report will be submitted to Procurator Fiscal."