Connor Markward: Last News

Family of Scots teen who drowned in Loch Lomond push for lessons on 'starfish method'

Loch Lomond say that lessons need to be learnt from his death. Connor Markward, 16, died near Balloch Castle Country Park on Friday July 23 while enjoying a day out with his friends.

Connor’s bereaved family are now wanting to prevent any future tragedies by advocating for safety campaigns in schools. His sister, Claire Lindsay, 35, said: "I never knew how dangerous Loch Lomond was.

You don't understand until it happens to you."We are so heartbroken. He had a heart of gold."Oblivious to the

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Connor Markward: Main News

Loch Lomond say that lessons need to be learnt from his death. Connor Markward, 16, died near Balloch Castle Country Park on Friday July 23 while enjoying a day out with his friends.
she lost her life near Balloch Bridge on August 9 last year. Since then Loch Lomond has claimed four more lives; 1 6-year-old Connor Markward from Glasgow drowned near Balloch on July 23; the same weekend nine-year-old Rana Haris Ali, his mum Edina Olahova, 29, and family friend Muhammed Asim Riaz, 41, lost their lives near Ardlui.

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