Sea slip tragedy boy on holiday
13:05, Aug 20 2012
A four-year-old boy who went missing in the sea was on holiday with his family when he slipped off the end of a jetty.
Dylan Cecil's parents frantically tried to rescue him after he entered the water in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, but were unable to reach him and had to be pulled from the water by passers-by.
The youngster had been on the jetty with his parents, Rachel McCollum and Darren Cecil, and his two sisters.
Police said Dylan had wanted to get closer to the sea when he slipped off the edge and went under the water.
His close family are being comforted as they remain at the scene, anxiously waiting for news.
The search for Dylan, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, is continuing, but Coastguards admit it has been altered from one for a missing child to one for a body.
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