Hundred of mourners turned out to pay their last respects to four-year-old Dylan Cecil at his church funeral in Kettering today.
Family and friends were among those who wore blue in honour of Dylan's beloved Kettering Town FC and Sonic the hedgehog.
Messages on floral tributes inside the hearse described the sadness felt by Dylan's family at his death. One message read: "To the best big brother ever!! Dylan we love and will miss you always."
Dylan was on holiday visiting his grandparents when he slipped from a jetty and drowned at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset on August 19.
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