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Funeral for little Leo who died after becoming trapped underneath school locker

Credit: Family picture

The funeral has taken place of a 9-year-old boy who died after getting trapped underneath a locker at a school in Essex.

Leo Latifi was at an after-school swimming club at Great Baddow High School when it happened last month.

He was a pupil at nearby St Michael’s C of E Junior School.

The funeral has taken place in Great Baddow in Essex. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Leo was just nine years old when he died. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Friends say Leo was always smiling and made everyone laugh.

Guests arriving at the funeral this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Dozens of floral tributes line the church Credit: ITV News Anglia
Credit: ITV News Anglia

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