9 Y O Drowns In Ross River
UPDATE | A nine-year-old girl has lost her fight for life after being dragged from the Ross River on Monday.
Emergency crews were called to Aitkenvale at around 4:30PM.
The girl was rushed to Townsville Hospital but she has since passed away.
Child Protection Investigation Unit Detective Senior Sergeant David Miles told News Corp another child who was swimming as part of a group raised the alarm.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.