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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.

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Pierre Barnes' classmates offered counselling

Missing schoolboy Pierre Barnes with his parents Credit: PA

The classmates of a boy from Lincolnshire who died on holiday in France will be offered counselling as they return to school.

12-year-old Pierre Barnes was on a half-term break with his parents in the South of France. He went missing during a storm on the island of Porquerolles whilst out for a bike ride. His body was found in water five days later.

Pupils returning to the King's School in Grantham today will be given access to counselling and silences will be held during assemblies.

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