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Bouncy castle death: "I never thought our beautiful angel would be taken away from us"

Summer Grant’s parents have released a statement about her death.
Mar 28th 2016, 3:03 PM 30,195 21

THE PARENTS OF a young girl who died in a bouncy castle accident have released statements about their daughter.

Summer Grant, aged seven and from Norwich, died after an incident at an Easter fair in Harlow Town Park on Saturday afternoon.

In a statement released by Essex Police today, her mother Cara Blackie said:

Words just can’t explain how I am feeling right now, life is just truly cruel. Summer was a bright beautiful and most loving little girl [it's] so unfair that you have been taken, it just doesn’t make sense, I’m truly heartbroken.

Her father Lee Grant said:

I never thought our beautiful angel would be taken away from us or that we would outlive her. She was the most happy, polite and beautiful girl in the world. I still can’t come to terms she’s not here. We all love you so, so much, you will always be with us; love you to the moon and back, all our love Daddy, Mummy and family xxxx. reported that the emergency services were called to Harlow Town Park just after 4pm on Saturday after a bouncy castle, with the young girl inside, came off its moorings and blew over 150 metres further down the park.

Police said that a 24-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man, both from Cambridgeshire, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence and have been bailed pending further enquiries until 4 May.

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Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are looking to speak to anybody who has any information or who witnessed the incident.

They can be contacted by email – – or by calling 101 and quoting incident number 737.

Read: Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident>

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