tribute held for four year-old Dylan Cecil after jetty tragedy
one-minute silence was held on Sunday in memory of the four-year-old
boy who died after falling into the sea from Burnham-On-Sea's
Cecil, from Kettering, wanted to get a closer look at the water
but slipped into the water last Sunday. His body was found on
200 people - including members of Burnham's rescue services and
local residents - joined the youngster's parents, Rachel McCollum
and Darren Cecil, and his two younger sisters, aged one and three,
on the seafront this morning for a one-minute silence at 10am
in memory of Dylan.
silence was led by Reverend Graham Witts of Burnham St Andrew's
Church and was followed by brief speeches thanking the rescue
services by Tessa Munt MP, Mayor Ken Smout and BARB President
service is being held this evening for the youngster and those
involved in the rescue effort at St Andrew's Church at 6pm this
Witts said members of the public are invited to attend tonight's
memorial service, which is being held to paytribute to Dylan and
his "little life".
of the RNLI, BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat) and Coastguard who
were involved in the rescue effort will attend the service, along
with the youngster's parents.