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Boy dies after accident on swing in his garden

A 10-year-old boy has died after playing on a garden swing.

Billy Hughes

It is believed Billy Hughes was killed when he became tangled on a rope swing at his Glasgow home on Monday night.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "We can confirm that around 9.40pm on Monday, April 14, we received a report of the sudden death of 10-year-old Billy Hughes in his garden at Balveny Street, Garthamlock.

"A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. At this time, his death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are continuing."

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