A WOMAN has spotted a face drawn into a frozen lake just days after four young boys pulled from a frozen lake in Solihull died.

Three children – aged eight, 10 and 11 – were pronounced dead after emergency services were called to Babbs Mill Park, near Birmingham, on Sunday. The death of another, a boy of six, was announced yesterday evening.

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Despite the tragic incident, a Kingsmere resident noticed a face drawn into a pond near her home only days after another resident, Jamie Jessett, urged children not to play on the ice.

However, it appears people have still stood on top of the frozen pond as temperatures reach lows of -9°C.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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