family of 13-year-old boy who was found dead in river taff on On Tuesday, he said “there won’t be a day when we don’t miss him.” Arjan Gonia was found near the water pump Melingriffith in Whitchurch in river on Tuesday, 5:45 p.m., after a large-scale operation by emergency services to find him.
A little left balloons, gifts and flowers for Aryan under the bridge on Wednesday afternoon. The specialized police also on the picture in in area after the incident.
Around 16:45 on On Tuesday, emergency services received a message of children in the Taff River near Forest Farm Road, and that one the boy is gone. police, ambulance, fire Service and rescuers were involved in search, which reportedly included a helicopter overflying back and further “very close to the ground”, according to residents. Aryan was found an hour later and could not be resuscitated.
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BUT family issued statement on Wednesday said: “Our family devastated by the tragic death of Aryans, but we are touched way in community including the police and other emergency services, tried support us. Aryan was our little professor – Well versed in mathematics and diversified.
“He was very academic with warm and loving personality. There won’t be a day that we don’t miss him.”
One tribute read at the scene: “You never know in last once you see place or a person. You will always have place in our hearts”. Another letter said: “Everyone will miss you so much, you will never failed to smile on our face and you will in our hearts forever.”
The police blocked access on the path near the scene on Wednesday afternoon when the police dive team were begin further research. Samantha Camilleri who lived in Whitchurch for a lot of of of his life, recalled an incident on Tuesday: “The sirens sounded. off constantly and I immediately knew what they were looking for for somebody. Helicopter came down Very close.”
She is added: “Everybody knows one the other one is here and it will be a huge shock to community. These poor parents It’s also absolutely heartbreaking.” Per more Cardiff news sign up to our Cardiff newsletter here.
Another woman lives near Forest Farm Road, where emergency services were originally located. posted before moving to the water pump, she said she initially thought the incident was in the woods. fire because of the huge volume of fire engines.” They are added: “It was quite obvious that something very serious had happened.”
A joint page of Whitchurch and Tongwynlais labor advisers shared their own tribute to Aryan. They said, “Our hearts go out to family and friends of 13-year-old boy who already died. this is clear The emergency services responded quickly and significantly, and we await further details.”
According to the National Water Safety Forum, 26 people have died. in Wales from accidental drowning in 2021 inland and coastal areas locations. There were 25 in 2020. This is second river death in South Wales in less than a month after body of 13 moreyear-old, Kane Edwards of Morriston, was found in River Tawe, near Swansea Enterprise Park, on May 24th.
On Tuesday evening, Detective Inspector Abi Biddle said: “A report was received today, Tuesday, June 21st at 4:45 pm. of children in River Tuff near Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff and one the boy is gone. An extensive search has been carried out out police, fire ambulance, coast guard and police helicopter.
“Missing 13-year- the old boy was discovered in river at about 17.45 and, despite the efforts of emergency services, he could not be resuscitated. boys family has been informed and is receiving support now. His Majesty the coroner has been informed, and an inquiry into the circumstances of the incident continues.”
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