Chloe Fowler funeral today

Chloe Fowler
Chloe Fowler Credit: ITV News

The funeral of Chloe Fowler who drowned in the river Wear last week will take place at Sunderland Crematorium at 10.30 today.

14 year old Chloe died last Tuesday as she played with her friends in the river. 15 year old Tonibeth Purvis was also drowned. Yesterday Chloe's friends and family staged a special walk to retrace the steps she should have taken home.

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