Family tributes paid to three-year-old girl from Fordingbridge

Bethan Colebourn

3:23pm 6th December 2017
(Updated 6:59am 7th December 2017)

The family of three-year-old Bethan Colebourn from Fordingbridge have paid tribute at her funeral.

The toddler was rushed to Salisbury District Hospital on the 19th of October after officers were called to her home in Whitsbury Road following a report of a concern for her welfare.

Sadly the little girl couldn't be saved.

A 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and released under investigation. You can read more on that here: www.spirefm.co.uk

Following Bethan's funeral on Wednesday (6th Dec) her family have released this moving statement:

"Family and friends are devastated at our tragic loss.

"Bethan brought so much happiness and joy to so many people's lives.

"Bethan was a fun loving, adventurous and caring young girl who will be dearly missed.

"She will be in our hearts and minds forever."

 

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