Boat Tragedy Inquest

The inquest into the deaths of a father and son who died after their boat capsized in the river Avon is due to take place today.

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Full report on Barford Weir deaths

An eyewitness has praised the heroism of the emergency services and villagers who tried to rescue a family who's boat capsized in the River Avon in Warwickshire.

The father, named locally as Julian Mynott and his 3 year old son Freddie died in the accident on Saturday afternoon.

Two other siblings, Archie and Florence were rescued.

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