Boy, 3, drowns in swimming pool at David Lloyd centre in Leeds

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A three-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Leeds.

The tragic accident occurred at a David Lloyd centre in Leeds, West Yorkshire Police confirmed.

The boy was taken to nearby Leeds General Infirmary, where he was sadly pronounced dead.

Detective Inspector James Entwistle, of Leeds District CID, said: ‘This appears to be a tragic accident and are thoughts are with the boy’s family at this extremely difficult time.

‘While there is nothing to suggest that the death was suspicious, we do have a duty to investigate the circumstances of what has happened.

‘We understand that there were a number of people in the pool at the time who have left the area prior to police arriving at the scene.

‘We would ask these people to come forward to give their accounts of what they have seen and heard.

‘Anyone who can assist our enquiries is asked to please call Leeds District CID via 101, quoting log 607 of 21/04.’