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Boy killed in cliff plunge named

A seven-year-old boy who died after falling into the sea from a cliff in Northern Ireland has been named.

Logan Crawford was missing for some time on Sunday evening and is believed to have been playing with friends near a holiday park on the north coast.

The search in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, involved the RNLI, Coastguard and a Royal Navy helicopter.

Logan was rescued from the water taken to the Causeway Hospital by helicopter but was pronounced dead.

Nationalist SDLP councillor Donal Cunningham said: "This is absolutely heartbreaking news."

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spokesman said the force was investigating.

A spokesman said: "Shortly before 7.15pm, it was reported that the boy fell from a cliff into the sea.

"Northern Ireland Coastguard recovered the boy from the sea and he was airlifted to a nearby hospital, but later died as a result of his injuries.

"Inquiries are continuing."

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