Boy found 'on fire' in Aberdeen dies in hospital

A seven-year-old boy injured in an incident involving petrol in Aberdeen has died in hospital. Preston Flores was found 'on fire' by shocked neighbours following the incident on Good Friday, before being rushed to hospital suffering severe burns.

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Headteacher pays tribute to 'fun-loving' Preston

The headteacher of Preston Flores' school has paid tribute to the seven-year-old, who has died after suffering severe burns in an incident on Good Friday near his home in Aberdeen.

Seven-year-old Preston Flores died after suffering severe burns on Good Friday Credit: Newsline Media

Michelle McKay, acting head of Sunnybank school said:

"Preston was a lively and competitive little boy who loved football, PE and all sorts of outdoor activities, as well as board games, baking and building with Lego.

"He was a fun-loving boy with a great sense of humour and lots of friends. He loved his family too, and was always sharing with us the latest news about his new baby brother.

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