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Portugal drowning pair named

A five-year-old British girl and her 66-year-old grandfather who drowned off a Portuguese beach have been named by sources as Lara Lewis and Brian O'Dwyer.

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School pays tribute to 'delightful' Lara

5-year-old Lara Lewis was killed yesterday with her grandfather Brian O'Dwyer. Credit: Facebook

The headteacher of Rushmore Primary School in Hackney, London, said he was devastated by the news that 5-year-old Lara Lewis was killed off the coast of Portugal yesterday. Ian Mullaney said:

"We are devastated to hear the news about Lara. She was a delightful young girl from a lovely family and this has come as a huge shock to the whole Rushmore community.

Lara was a bright, friendly and positive girl who was well liked by her teachers and classmates. It is a tragedy and the news is just sinking in for all of us."

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