Padstow harbour

At a glance

  • A five-year-old boy has died following an accident in Cornwall

  • The boy, who police said was local, was believed to have fallen from a wall at the harbour

  • Officers said he died in Bristol Hospital with his parents present

  • 25 June 2023

A five-year-old boy has died following what has been described as a “tragic accident” in Cornwall.

Emergency services were called at about 11:45 BST on Saturday following reports of a child having fallen from the Harbour wall in Padstow.

The child, who police said was a local boy, was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital near Truro by air ambulance and…

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