Reports: Search for Pierre Barnes called off

The search for a schoolboy who disappeared on a holiday island off the south of France during a severe storm has been called off according to reports.

12-year-old Pierre Barnes from Grantham vanished on Saturday after going for a bike ride on a holiday island, near Toulon on the Mediterranean coast.

Local volunteers have been helping in the search being carried out by police and rescue workers.


Memorial For Boy Killed In Storm

The body of 12-year-old Pierre Barnes from Grantham in Lincolnshire was found, days after he went missing after going on a bike ride in a storm while on holiday in France. A memorial is taking place today in memory of Pierre.