Both the local and national press are reporting the tragic death, at the pond in Holywell, of a woman in her 70’s, from Castle Bytham, and her 6 year old grandson, who had been visiting her.
Police were called to the area after the woman’s daughter reported them missing yesterday evening at around 9.20pm. Following a search the woman’s car was found in Holywell and, at around 10.45pm, the body of the woman was found floating in the pond.
A subsequent search, which involved the Fire and Rescue service and RAF search and rescue helicopters (whose presence was apparent in the area during the early hours of the morning) found the submerged body of her grandson at around 4.00am today (Friday 17 February).
Read more in the Stamford Mercury, and on the BBC News website.