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Dylan Cecil verdict: accidental drowning

The inquest into how a four-year-old boy died while visiting the Somerset seaside with his family has recorded a verdict of accidental death by drowning.

Dylan Cecil was on holiday to see his grandparents when he fell into the water at Burnham-on-Sea on Sunday, August 19.

He was said to have been trying to get a closer look at the sea when the incident happened.


Boy drowning inquest to resume

Dylan Cecil drowned in Somerset last August

An inquest is due to resume today into the death of a 4-year-old boy from Kettering in Northamptonshire who drowned during a family holiday.

Dylan Cecil slipped off a jetty at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset on August 19th last year. His body was recovered four days later.