Young girl drowns after falling from boat

A young girl has died after falling from a boat on the Hawkesbury River in Sydney’s north.

The three-year-old girl was reported missing from the boat at Brookyln around 12.45pm.

Water Police found the girl floating unconscious in the water a short time later.


Officers began CPR as she was taken to land before being handed over to paramedics.

She was then airlifted to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police have set up a crime scene with officers from the Marine Area Command investigating.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.