begins investigation as body is confirmed as Dylan Cecil
have confirmed today (Friday) that the body of a child found washed
up on a beach in Burnham-On-Sea has been formally identified as
missing Dylan Cecil.
four-year-old, from Kettering, fell from Burnham jetty last Sunday,
prompting a huge search operation.
said a coroner's investigation will now take place.
Sunday, a minute's silence will be held at 10am on Burnham beach
at the start of Burnham's annual rescue services day. A public
memorial service will also be held St Andrew's Church at 6pm.
and Somerset Police said the body was discovered on the beach
near the town's yacht club at 12.30pm on Thursday.
had wanted to get a closer look at the sea when he slipped off
the side of the jetty last Sunday and then went missing beneath
parents tried to rescue him, but were unable to reach him and
had to be pulled from the water.