Man dies helping sons in sea

69-year-old John Lawrence from Manchester died after getting into trouble in the sea near Rhosneigr, on Anglesey. His sons have now been discharged from hospital after the incident on Friday. North Wales Police is appealing for witnesses.

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Sons discharged from hospital after father dies in sea

A man who was critically injured after an incident in which his father died, in the sea off Anglesey, has now been discharged from hospital.

North Wales Police has released more information about the incident, near Rhosneigr, on Friday.

69-year-old John Lawrence and his two sons, aged 25 and 20, went into the water at Broad Beach to swim.

The three men - from the Manchester area - got into trouble when the strong undercurrent washed them towards the rocks.

One of the sons was able to get onto the rocks, and rescued by the coastguard.

The two other men were washed out to sea, before they were airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor.

The father was pronounced dead at hospital. Both sons have now been discharged.

North Wales Police is appealing for witnesses as it investigates what happened.

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