Two-year-old twins drown in garden pond in Fife

Police were called to a house in Dalgety Bay this morning.
Police were called to a house in Dalgety Bay this morning.

Twin boys – aged just two – have died after what appears to have been a tragic drowning accident in a garden in Dalgety Bay.

Emergency services were called to the property this morning (Saturday) after the boys were found in the water.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We received a call at around 8.20am on Saturday, March 12, following a report of concern for two children at an address in Dalgety Bay, Fife.

“Two male twins, aged two, had reportedly drowned in a fish pond and officers attended with the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“The children were taken to the Victoria Royal Infirmary in Kirkcaldy where they sadly died.

“Officers are supporting the family at this time.

“Inquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.”