Girl killed by falling fire surround

The parents of a two-year-old girl who died after being struck by a falling fire surround have paid tribute to their "little princess".

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Parents of Norwich toddler killed by falling fireplace: "We don't want her death to be in vain"

Trinity Liliana Coward died after being struck by a fire surround. Credit: Norfolk Police

The parents of a toddler killed when a fire surround fell onto her at her home near Norwich have urged other people to check their own homes are safe to prevent more deaths.

Speaking through a family friend, two-year-old Trinity Liliana Coward's parents thanked the community for their support, but said everybody should make sure their own children are safe.

"They don't want her death to be in vain," family friend Sharon Robinson said.

"We can't bring her back, but if other people can check their surroundings so it doesn't happen to another child - that's the message that they would like to get across."


Norwich: Neighbours devastated by toddler death

Neighbours have been expressing their shock following the death of a two-year-old girl in Norwich.

Trinity Liliana Coward was injured at her home in Lakenham on Sunday after a fire surround fell on her.

She was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital but died a short time later.

"I'm shocked, the little child's life has gone," local resident Ron Bolton told ITV News Anglia.

"That sort of thing doesn't happen in this area. For a fireplace to fall on a child like that, I've never heard of that one before."

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