Hundreds of people attended a charity match in Hereford on Sunday, to pay tribute to 13-year-old Kacper Biela who sadly passed away when in the sea at Skegness in August.

Kacper’s manager at Pegasus, John Ferneyhough paid tribute to Kacper and thanked all of those who attended the charity match and helped to raise money.

“Thank you to everyone who came along today and supported us & Kacper. It was a fantastic turn out. I’m not going to lie, that was hard. Well done to everybody involved, we won’t ever forget you Kacper.”

From Lincolnshire Police:

A teenager has died after going into the sea in Skegness.

Emergency services received a report that a child, aged 13, was in the water at around 6.15pm on Saturday 13 August. He was from Hereford. 

A search was carried out by police and coastguard and the boy’s body was recovered at around 11.30pm.

The boy was not from the local area.

Superintendent Lee Pache said: “This is a very sad and tragic incident and our thoughts are with the boy’s family and friends. 

“We received a high volume of calls for missing people on the coast on Saturday. At one point, within two hours, we received 10 calls. All of the those who were reported missing, other than the child who sadly died, were located safe and well.”

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