An investigation into the death of a 13-year-old boy who died in the River Tawe is ongoing.

Detective Sergeant Kristian Burt said: “At 4.59pm on Tuesday 24th May, a report was received that children had been swimming in the River Tawe, Morriston, Swansea. 13 year old Kane Edwards got into difficulty and had not been seen to exit the river.

“An extensive search was carried out by police, fire, ambulance, coastguard and the police helicopter.

“Kane’s body was located in the river near the Swansea Enterprise Park at around 6pm. He was unable to be resuscitated despite the efforts of the emergency services.

“His family is being supported by specially trained officers and they have asked that they be left to grieve and come to terms with their loss in private.

“HM Coroner has been informed and an investigation into the circumstances of the incident is ongoing.”

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