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Funeral of sea jetty tragedy boy Dylan Cecil

The coffin arrives for the funeral service of four-year-old Dylan Cecil Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A mother's poem was read at the funeral of her four year old son Dylan from Kettering. There were emotional scenes as the family and friends of Dylan Cecil, who drowned after slipping from a jetty gathered at his funeral.

The coffin arrives for the funeral service of four-year-old Dylan Cecil Credit Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Today at St Mary's Church in Kettering hundreds of mourners turned out to pay their last respects to the youngster, many wearing blue in honour of Dylan's beloved Kettering Town FC and Sonic the hedgehog.

As Dylan's mother, Ms McCollum, left the church after the hour-long service, she said goodbye to her son and bent to kiss his coffin before it was lifted into the horse-drawn carriage.

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