Pictured: Daniel Alaby, 5, who died in hospital after being pulled from River Thames | EUROtoday

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A five-year-old boy has died in hospital after being pulled from the River Thames.

Daniel Alaby was reported lacking after being seen taking part in together with his brother at residence in Thamesmead, south east London, at 5.30pm on Friday.

Police launched a frantic search, together with utilizing a helicopter, earlier than a toddler was discovered within the river at 6.23pm.

The youngster, which police consider to be Daniel, was taken to hospital in a important situation. He was pronounced lifeless at hospital later that night.

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A spokesperson for the Met Police mentioned: “Police issued an appeal on Friday, 29 March, to locate a missing boy, Daniel Alaby.

“At 18:23hrs that evening officers looking for Daniel found a child in the River Thames. Officers pulled the child from the water and administered CPR prior to the arrival of the London Ambulance Service.

“The child, who is believed to be Daniel, was taken to hospital in a critical condition. He was pronounced dead at hospital later that evening.”

They added that Daniel’s household is being supported by cops and that there isn’t any proof to counsel that every other particular person was concerned.

Tributes flooded in to the younger boy with the tight-knit Thamesmead group united in grief on Saturday.

Reverend Sally Willett posted on Facebook: “There will be a book of condolences available for the community to sign, in memory of Daniel Alaby, at West Thamesmead Community Church’s Church’s Easter Eggstravaganza, at Heronsgate School today, 2-4pm.

“Our deepest sympathy, love and prayers, go out to his family, friends and the community at this tragic time.”

Anyone who might have seen Daniel on Friday night is requested to name police on 101 or put up @MetCC ref 4592/29MAR24.