Boy, 8, dies after being found in dam near Grafton

AN eight-year-old boy has died after drowning in a dam near Grafton yesterday.

The child had been with his family on the property at Tucabia, about 25km east of Grafton, when he was noticed missing about 2.30pm.

Family members began searching the property and about 10 minutes later found the boy in a dam and began performing CPR on him.

The child was taken by ambulance to Grafton Base Hospital but died a short time later.



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