Boat Tragedy Inquest

The inquest into the deaths of a father and son who died after their boat capsized in the river Avon is due to take place today.

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Inquest into father and son boat tragedy

Julian Mynott with his son Freddie Credit: West Midlands Police

An inquest is due to take place into a father and son who drowned in Warwickshire. Julian Mynott aged 42 and his 3-year-old son Freddie died in Barford in 2012 when their rowing boat capsized on the River Avon.

The accident happened on May 12, Julian's other children were also in the boat when it overturned and were rescued from the water by a local resident and a police officer before being taken to hospital.

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