Ronalds Abele: Boy, 17, dies after being pulled from River Nene in Northamptonshire | UK News

A teenage boy has died after getting into difficulty while swimming in a river in Northamptonshire.

Ronalds Abele, 17, was pulled from the River Nene on Friday afternoon.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to Embankment in Wellingborough shortly before 2pm.

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Firefighters got Ronalds out of the water but he was pronounced dead after being airlifted to Northampton General Hospital.

“This was a tragic incident and Ronalds’s family have requested privacy at this very distressing time,” a spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said.

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