and cards laid on seafront to mark tragic Dylan's birthday
and friends of Dylan Cecil, the toddler who died after falling
into the sea in Burnham last summer, returned to the town's seafront
on Monday (April 29th) to mark what would have been the youngster's
balloons and cards were laid on a bench on The Esplanade at the
top of the jetty to mark what would have been Dylan's fifth birthday.
drowned after falling from Burnham's jetty into Bridgwater Bay
on August 19th last year, sparking a huge search operation by
the town's marine rescue services. His body was found washed up
four days later.
inquest was held in February into the tragedy when West Somerset's
coroner recorded an accidental verdict and absolved the parents
of any blame.
memorial fund has recently been launched to help raise money in
memory of Dylan to benefit under-privileged children.
Some of the floral tributes laid on Burrnham's Esplanade on Monday
(Photos: Roger Burgess)