A twelve year old boy who died trying to rescue two girls from the River Trent near Nottingham had just broken several records at his school's sports day.
Owen Jenkins' body was pulled from the water on Monday night after a major search operation at Beeston Marina. His family from Beeston Rylands say he had gone into the water to help two girls who had got into trouble, and have described him as a "hero".
Owen was a Year 7 pupil at the Chilwell School. His headteacher Ian Brierly has revealed that he broke a number of school records at their sports day last week. His achievements had even been celebrated in assembly.
Mr Brierly says he'll also be talking to Owen's classmates about ways of honouring his memory at the school.
Broxtowe Council and emergency services have agreed to raise awareness about the dangers of open water after the death of a 12-year-old boy.
Friends of a 12-year-old boy who died getting after to difficulty at the Beeston Marina have taken part in a memorial walk for him.
The parents of a 12-year-old boy who died after getting into difficulty in the River Trent have paid tribute to their "amazing son".