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Bouncy castle girl’s death ‘cruel’

Summer Grant

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Summer Grant’s parents have paid tribute to her

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who died after a bouncy castle she was playing on was blown away has paid tribute to her.

Summer Grant, from Norwich, died in Harlow, Essex, on Saturday.

Her mother Cara Blackie said: “Words just can’t explain how I am feeling right now, life is just truly cruel,” adding that she was “heartbroken”.

A woman, 24, and a man, 27, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence, and bailed.

Ms Blackie added: “Summer was a bright beautiful and most loving little girl. It so unfair that you have been taken, it just doesn’t make sense.”

Summer’s father Lee Grant said: “She was the most happy, polite and beautiful girl in the world. I still can’t come to terms she’s not here.”

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Police at the scene where seven-year-old Summer Grant died after she was blown from a bouncy castle

Paramedics were called on Saturday afternoon to Harlow Town Park, where an event organised by Thurston fun fairs was taking place.

Summer was treated by ambulance crews but later died in hospital.

A post-mortem examination established the cause of her death as multiple injuries.

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