Three people, including a nine-year-old boy, have died after getting into difficulties in a lake.
Police were called to the tragic scene near Pulpit Rock, Ardlui, at around 6.40pm yesterday afternoon.
Sadly, a 41-year-old man, a 29-year-old woman and a 9-year-old boy were found dead at the scene.
A 7-year-old boy was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow where he remains in intensive care.
Formal identification of the deceased is still to take place, however their next of kin have been made aware.
A full report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Police said a multi-agency operation took place at the scene however three of the swimmers were dead on arrival.
A statement from Police read: “Police were called around 6.40pm on Saturday, 24 July, 2021 following the report of concerns for people in the water near Pulpit Rock, Ardlui.
“A multi-agency operation took place and sadly, three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
“Formal identification has still to take place but the family of a 41-year-old man, 29-year-old woman and 9-year-old boy have been made aware.
“A 7-year-old boy was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow and is currently in intensive care.”
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