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Candlelit vigil for missing 11-year-old who fell into river

Candles will be lit along King Morgan Bridge tomorrow as a mark of hope, as the search for the missing 11-year-old continues over the weekend.

The boy, named as Cameron Comey from Carmarthen, reportedly fell into the River Towy in the Tanerdy area shortly before 4pm on Tuesday.

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River rescue teams end third day of searching for boy, 11

Rescue teams have concluded their third day of searching for a missing 11-year-old boy feared to have fallen into a river in Wales.

Cameron Comey, from Carmarthen, was last seen playing with his brother near the River Towy in the Tanerdy area of the town and is thought to have fallen in shortly before 4pm.

Cameron Comey has been missing since Tuesday afternoon Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Firefighters, police, coastguard, lifeboats, mountain rescue and ambulance rescue teams have been combing the area ever since.

Insp Eric Evans, of Dyfed-Powys Police, said officers were "fairly certain" he had indeed fallen into the water, though were not 100 per cent certain.

We are conducting a thorough search of the area and following every lead in order to find him.

Our plan is to work more closely with other services who bring specialist skills and equipment in order to search the river. Searching a river is difficult with fast flowing water, tidal waters and dark pools.

We have approximately 50 personnel from all services systematically searching the river from the point of where we believe [he] has gone in downstream.

– Insp Eric Evans, Dyfed-Powys Police

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