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.


$16 million to target diseases

$16 million to target diseases

Tackling pests and diseases together

Breaking the Ice Forums educate communities

Breaking the Ice Forums educate communities

Sergeant Nadine Webster says information is power.

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

The club are starting an AFL 9s program in 2018.

Local Partners