Minute silence held for Dylan Cecil

Family gather to remember Dylan Cecil Credit: ITV

A minute's silence has been held on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea in memory of Dylan Cecil from Northamptonshire who was washed out to sea a week ago.

The four year-old died after falling into the water from the town's slipway.

Flowers and toys lay at the beach where Dylan was washed out to sea Credit: ITV

This morning his mother Rachel McCollum and Darren Cecil joined crowds for a minute's silent reflection in his memory.

The event took place as part of the town's Rescue Services Day. It will be followed tonight by a memorial service at a nearby church.

Dylan wanted to get closer to the sea but slipped off the jetty Credit: ITV

Dylan's favourite Bruno Mars tune The Lazy Song will be played, together with the hymns 'I The Lord Of The Sea 'And 'Sky and Father I Place Into Your Hands'.

HM Coastguard attended the minute silence Credit: ITV

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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.