Promising boxer named as teenager who died in quarry tragedy

사진: 소년, 16, who died swimming in abandoned quarry as mother pays tribute to the ‘one in a millionkeen boxer ‘who loved life and had so much to look forward to

  • Jamie Lewin, 16, died after getting into difficulty in water at a Wigan quarry
  • His body was recovered from Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge on Saturday, 칠월 9
  • Jamie’s family has paid heartfelt tribute to the ‘one in a millionaspiring boxer
  • A 13-year-old drowned in the quarry in 2015, and a 17-year-old drowned in 1999
  • A promising teenage boxer who died after swimming in an abandoned quarry has been formally identified as his family paid heartfelt tribute to him.

    Jamie Lewin, 16, got into difficulty after entering the water at Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge, with emergency crews recovering his body following a search.

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called out alongside police and ambulance crews to search for the boy who had entered the water on one of the hottest days of the year.

    Jamie was pronounced dead soon afterwards, with his next of kin informed. His death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

    Heartfelt tributes have since poured in for the schoolboy, with his mother Steph describing him as a ‘promising boxer who loved life and had so much to look forward to’.

    Jamie Lewin, 16, got into difficulty after entering the water at Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge, with emergency crews recovering his body following a search

    Jamie Lewin, 16, got into difficulty after entering the water at Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge, with emergency crews recovering his body following a search

    Heartfelt tributes have since poured in for the schoolboy, with his mother Steph describing him as a 'promising boxer who loved life and had so much to look forward to'

    Heartfelt tributes have since poured in for the schoolboy, with his mother Steph describing him as a ‘promising boxer who loved life and had so much to look forward to

    In her tribute published by Lancashire Police, Ms Lewis added: ‘Jamie was so loved by everyone.

    ‘He touched so many peoples’ lives in such a short time, he really did spread himself far.

    ‘He really was one in a million. I’m so happy I was his mum. 그는 단지 16 and so full of life and so happy.

    A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘Three fire engines, a boat and the drone team were deployed.

    ‘Tragically the casualty died at the scene. Our thoughts remain with Jamie’s family at this time.

    The teenager’s death is not being treated by police as suspicious, with a file due to be passed on to the coroner.

    Emergency crews recovered the body of 16-year-old Jamie Lewin from East Quarry in Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge

    Emergency crews recovered the body of 16-year-old Jamie Lewin from East Quarry in Dawber Delph, Appley Bridge

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called out alongside police and ambulance crews to search for the boy in the water

    Local residents have backed campaigners who are urging the quarry’s owners, Maybrook, to drain and re-fill the quarry that has so far claimed the lives of three teenagers over the past 23 연령.

    소셜 미디어에서, people expressed their sympathies for Jamie’s family.

    ‘This is just so awful and sad. Deepest sympathy to his family,’ 한 사람이 썼다.

    다른 추가: ‘Rest in peace young man, thoughts are with his family at this heartbreaking time.

    '멋진 선생님, heartbreaking for his family and friends,’ 다른 사람이 썼다.

    에 2015, Miracle Godson, a promising 13-year-old rugby player died after entering the quarry’s waters and getting into difficulty.

    Craig Croston, 17, also drowned at the quarry in a tragic incident in 1999.