Toddler dies in Spanish pool

A toddler, thought to be from Leicestershire, has died after falling into a swimming pool in Spain.

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Great-grandmother says toddler was 'a lovely boy'

The great-grandmother of a toddler, thought to be from Leicestershire, has spoken about the death of toddler, Shae Colford, saying he was 'a lovely little boy'.

Marjorie Colford, from Leicester, said she was told of the boy's death on Sunday, but did not yet know the circumstances.

I do not know what happened but we are terribly upset, all the family is.

Shae's mum and dad are still in Spain and they will be coming home as soon as the body is released.

It has only just happened and we are just grieving at the moment.

He was a lovely little boy, he was just lovely.

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Toddler dies in Spanish swimming pool

A boy, thought to be from Leicestershire, has died after falling into a swimming pool in Spain.

Shae Colford was reportedly found floating in the water at his grandparents’ home near Malaga, on the Costa Del Sol.

The toddler was on holiday with his family at the time. His parents are still in Spain awaiting the release of their son’s body.

His death came on what has been called Spain’s Black Sunday, after two other people drowned in the sea.

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