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8 year old North Yorkshire boy laid to rest

8 year old North Yorkshire boy laid to rest

7:44am 6th September 2010

An eight year old Northallerton boy, who died in the town's swimming pool, will be laid to rest today.

Kaimen Ward got into difficulties almost two weeks ago during a family swim at Hambleton Leisure Centre.

His funeral will take place a the town's All Saints church at 11am.

Kaimen's headteacher at Bullamoor Junior's told us "there will be a huge hole left in the life of the schoo.l"

Sean Thomas has described his death as an "absolute tragedy" but says "his huge smile will remain with us."

Kaimen died exactly a week after his eight birthday, his mum Caroline's paid tribute to her "perfect little boy - saying he was the best son and brother anyone could wish for.

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