Funeral of Slains cliff fall boy Cameron Smithies, 15, held

Cameron Smithies The service for Cameron Smithies was on Thursday afternoon

The funeral of a 15-year-old boy who fell down a cliff in Aberdeenshire has been held.

Cameron Smithies slipped at the ruins of Slains Castle near Cruden Bay on Saturday 1 June and fell about 80ft.

Coastguard teams, the Peterhead lifeboat and an RAF helicopter were involved in the rescue operation but he died of his injuries.

The service was at Aberdeen Crematorium from 13:35.

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