Funeral for boy who died in French storm

Pierre Barnes, the 12-year-old boy went missing during a storm in France Credit: PA

The funeral was held today for the 12-year-old boy from Lincolnshire who drowned while on a family holiday on a French island.

Pierre Barnes, from Grantham, vanished during a storm while cycling on Porquerolles. His body was found six-days-later.

The 12-year-old's mother is French and the service was held at the same church where he was baptised, in a village south of Paris.

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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.