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Another cyclist ends up on motorway after following app

A cyclist ended up on the M3 in Surrey today after following an app on his iPhone. Police were called around 1:40pm between junctions 12 and 13 near Chertsey.

In a statement, Surrey Police said:

"The cyclist, a man in his late 20s, was issued with a £50 fine for contravening a road sign and given words of advice before being taken safely off the motorway in a van by a police officer. The cyclist was following an iPhone app and had already stopped when police officers arrived."

The M3 motorway in Surrey Credit: Press Association

Headmaster pays tribute to Zane

The headmaster of St George's Junior School in Weybridge, Antony Hudson, has paid tribute to his pupil Zane Gbangbola:

"Zane was a ‘larger than life' character who was known throughout the Junior School; in fact, he was probably the best known pupil from the Lower Years amongst the Upper Years' children due not only to his lovely ‘shock of curls' which made him visibly stand out, but far more importantly because he was a passionate member of the Green Committee.

It's been lovely for me personally this academic year to have had the opportunity to spend a couple of hours or so with him each week, teaching him Religious Education and taking him for Football Club."

– Antony Hudson, Headmaster, St George's Junior School

The school intends to compile a memory book of the 7-year-old over the coming days which will then be presented to his parents.


Chertsey flood death: No clear cause of death

A post-mortem carried out to try and determine the cause of 7-year-old Zane Gbangbola's death in Chertsey over the weekend has not found a "clear cause of death".

Police say tests are continuing.

Zane Gbangbola died in Chertsey early on Saturday amid heavy flooding. Credit: .

Zane's parents are still in hospital where they are continuing to receive medical treatment.

Water samples hold no answers to child's death

Water samples taken from the Chertsey house where seven-year-old Zane Gbangbola fell ill have revealed there's no link between the boy's death and the quality of water at his home.

Based on the results of the analysis, we haveconcluded that there is nothing in the water samples that may explain the causeof the incident. The Environment Agency is continuing to assist on the ongoingpolice enquiry.

– The Environment Agency

Police hope the test results will reassure local residents. They say it could take several days to determine exactly what killed the boy.

Police have named seven-year-old Surrey boy

Zane Gbangbola

Police have named Zane Gbangbola as the seven-year-old boy who fell ill and died in Chertsey, Surrey yesterday. The cause of death is still unknown and a post mortem is expected to take place in the coming days.

Kye Gbangbola clearing flood waters from outside his home on January 12 Credit: PA

Zane's father Kye Gbangbola has been clearing flood waters from outside the family home for weeks. Police are refusing to say whether Zane's death is related to the flooding.

Martial arts club in tribute to Zane

The martial arts club which Zane Gbangbola attended has issued a statement on its website confirming the 7-year-old's death.

Many of you will know him and his parents and many the children would have trained with him over the last 2 years that he has been with us.

Starting off in Little Samurais aged 5 he was always enthusiastic and energetic about his training, showing the same passion for Martial Arts that his father has.

This is a terrible loss of some one with their whole life in front of them, I am deeply saddened and devastated by this tragic news.

My thoughts are with his parents who are still in hospital and I’m sure those who knew him will join with me in offering our deepest condolences.

– The Sport Martial Arts Academy, Egham


Police yet to determine cause of death of Surrey boy

Surrey police are still investigating the cause of Zane Gbangbola's death yesterday. But they say there does not appear to be a wider risk to the public, with the illness limited to one family.

"There have been no further casualties reported. This, coupled with expert advice, leads us to believe at this stage that this is an isolated incident localised to one family."

"Surrey Police will release an update when a cause of death has been determined, however this may take several days. In the meantime it would be inappropriate to speculate."

– Chief Superintendent Dave Miller, Surrey Police.

Tributes for Surrey boy who died after falling ill

Tributes are pouring in for 7 year old Zane Gbangbola, who died yesterday after falling ill in his flood affected home. Zane's martial arts instructor Anoop Hothi says the boy was a joy to teach.

"I'm sure his school teachers would say the same thing. He was a lovely boy, and he came from good, caring parents."

"It's not the parents who are to blame for this. They were loving and caring people -it's the overall system that's to blame for his death."

"Zane had his whole life ahead of him. It's heart-breaking for his parents. I found out yesterday morning and I didn't want to believe it."

– Martial arts instructor Anoop Hothi

Police investigate whether child's death is linked to flooding

Police are investigating whether flooding may have resulted in the death of a 7 year old boy in Chertsey, Surrey yesterday. The boy, named locally as Zane Gbangbola, fell ill and later died in hospital. His parents remain in hospital in a serious condition.

Two police officers and 13 neighbours were released from hospital after being treated as a precaution. Police say they can't rule out a link to flooding in the area, and they refused to be drawn on whether the death was the result of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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