Police are investigating the death of a six-year-old boy at Churchable yesterday.
Police are investigating the death of a six-year-old boy at Churchable yesterday. Trevor Veale

Six-year-old boy drowns at Atkinson Dam property

POLICE are investigating how a six-year-old boy drowned in a private dam at Churchable late yesterday afternoon.

Police divers found the body of the boy who slipped into the dam on a property on Atkinson Dam Road didn't surface.

The boy was reportedly visiting a friend with his family, playing with water pistols before disappearing into the dam around 4.10pm.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

More to come.


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