"We would like to thank everyone for their help and support during this difficult time. We would like to express our gratitude for all the messages of sympathy and support from both the local community and wider public across the nation.
"In particular we would like to thank the people involved in the search – the police, RNLI, HM Coast Guard and the Burnham-on-Sea Area Rescue Boat (BARB). We are still extremely traumatised but very grateful that it appears Dylan has been returned to allow us to bury our son."
There was a one minute silence today held in memory of Dylan from Kettering who died after falling into the sea in Burnham-on-Sea.
The body was discovered at about 12.30pm today. Police say they believe it be that of missing 4-year-old, Dylan Cecil.
The body of 4-year-old Dylan Cecil who slipped from a jetty in North Somerset is believed to have been washed out to sea.