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Mother devastated over son lost at sea

The mother of a four-year-old boy who fell into the sea in Somerset has told how she knew within moments that he could not be rescued.

Dylan Cecil fell from the jetty at Burnham-on-Sea on Sunday evening, prompting a large rescue operation.

His mother Rachel McCollum said: "I jumped in straight after him, what more could I do? I knew as soon as I jumped in I wasn't getting him back."

Despite the rescue effort Dylan's body has not been found.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 21 Aug 2012
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