Ella-Grace Rimington: Toddler who died after falling into a pond has been named

The toddler who died after falling into a garden pond in Falkirk has been named.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 6:45 pm
Updated Friday, 11th June 2021, 6:46 pm

Police in Falkirk have confirmed that the name of the little girl was Ella-Grace Rimington, also known as Gracie.

She was 18-months old.

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Ella-Grace Rimington: Baby who died after falling into a pond has been named

She died after falling into a garden pond at a property in Dollar Avenue on Thursday.

Emergency services were called to the address at around 6.10pm when the child was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

She died a short time later.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing, however the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Detective Inspector Craig Faulds of Forth Valley's CID said: “This is a heart-breaking incident in which a young girl has died.

"The family has asked that they be given privacy at this very difficult time and I would like to ask the public and media to please respect the family's wishes as they deal with their unimaginable loss.”

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