26/07/2013

Funeral For Boy Who Died On Farm

The funeral of six-year-old Harry Starrett is to take place today (Friday).

Harry died suddenly at his grandfather's farm, just outside Armagh, on Tuesday.

Initially, it was feared the young boy had been overcome by slurry flumes after he was helping his grandfather in a milking parlour, but it is understood he died from an undiagnosed heart problem.

The six-year-old was found unconscious by his grandfather and emergency services arrived at the scene shortly after.

Harry's family paid tribute to him earlier this week, calling him "a lovely little daddy's boy who loved farming," UTV has said.

The service will be held at St Mark's Parish Church later today.

(JP/CD)

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