Coroner: Dylan Cecil died by drowning

A four-year-old boy, who was visiting the seaside with his family, drowned after slipping from a jetty, a coroner has ruled.

Dylan Cecil was on holiday when he fell into the water at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset last Sunday.

He was said to have been trying to get a closer look at the sea when the incident happened.

Coroner Michael Rose said a post-mortem examination showed Dylan drowned.

No members of Dylan's family were present at the short hearing when his inquest was opened in Taunton.

It was adjourned until a date yet to be set.

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