Dylan Cecil Inquest

The inquest into the death of the four-year-old from Kettering will take place later. He fell from a jetty into the water at Burnham-on-Sea last week.

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Body of boy found near Burnham yacht club

Officers searching for the body of a four year old boy who fell into the water at Burnham-on-Sea have confirmed that the body of a young boy has been found near to the yacht club in Burnham-on-Sea.

The body was discovered at about 12.30pm today.

The parents of Dylan Cecil, who went missing on Sunday evening have been made aware of the discovery but formal identification is yet to be carried out.

The four-year-old disappeared after falling from the jetty at Burnham beach last Sunday evening.

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Minute silence for missing 4-year-old Dylan

Dylan Cecil was on holiday with his family when he walked on to the jetty in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, to get a closer look at the sea. Credit: Family photo

A one minute silence will be held in memory of a boy who disappeared in the sea off North Somerset.

Dylan Cecil, 4, fell from a slipway at Burnham-on-Sea while walking with his parents on Sunday.

The family were on holiday from Northamptonshire.

Coastguards called off the search for the little boy on Monday.

The minute silence will be held at the town's annual rescue services day at 10am on Sunday.

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Mum relives last moments with her son

The mother of a missing 4-year-old boy has relived the last moments she had with her son.

Dylan Cecil from Kettering in Northamptonshire, is believed to have drowned on holiday in Somerset when he fell off a causeway into the sea.

Today Rachel McCollum described the moment Dylan fell beneath the water and the frantic efforts she and Dylan's dad made to save him.


Coastguard : Missing boy search has been 'terminated'

"The search has now been terminated as of 4.30 this afternoon._

We've had an extensive search throughout last night, the early hours of this morning and again this afternoon and have covered every possible area that we can think of.

We have covered over two tides now and generally it would have shown over those periods. Small patrols will be going out in view of that.

As you would expect it's not good news for the family, like it's not good news for us, they were very upset."

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