Lancashire

Funeral held in for Majorca balcony fall teenager

Grace Ford
Image caption Grace Ford fell from the balcony in Magaluf on 17 July

The funeral of a 17-year-old from Lancashire who died after falling from a balcony in Majorca has taken place.

Grace Ford, a pupil at Kirkham Grammar School near Blackpool, fell seven floors from the balcony of an apartment in Magaluf on 17 July.

She was being treated in the Son Dureta hospital in the capital, Palma, for multiple injuries but died nearly a fortnight later.

Her funeral took place at St Michael's Church in Kirkham on Tuesday morning.

Ms Ford is understood to have been visiting the Spanish island with a group of sixth-form friends from her school.

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