A six-year-old girl has died after being pulled out of the water at Margate harbour yesterday (July 28).
Kent Police and ambulance crews were called at 3.13pm to concerns for the girl spotted in the sea.
CPR was performed by paramedics and the child was taken to QEQM Hospital in a serious condition. Sadly, the young girl, from Erith, later died.
Her next of kin have been informed. There are no suspicious circumstances and a report is being prepared for the coroner.
It is believed the youngster was with a family group on a day trip.
Emergency services were also called to the beach off Westbrook prom at 12.48pm yesterday to a boy who was in difficulty in the water. He was also taken to QEQM in a serious condition.