Royal Welsh Fusilier, 28, dies of 'heart attack' on a canoeing trip with friends after getting into 'difficulty' in the 2C waters of a picturesque river in Wales

Mail Online | 1/12/2018 | Rory Tingle For Mailonline
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An Army reservist died from a suspected heart attack after falling into a freezing river from his canoe.

Fusilier Kevin Larkin, 28, from Rhyl, North Wales, was canoeing with a group of friends when he got into 'difficulty' on the waters.

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The soldier was airlifted to hospital from the banks of the River Dee near Llangollen where he was pronounced dead.

Temperatures were as low as 2C in North Wales on Sunday when he fell into the freezing waters near the Horseshoe Falls weir.

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Joiner Mr Larkin - who had served as a reservist for five years with the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh - was not on duty at the time.

North Wales Police were said to be investigating his death.

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