The Malta Independent 5 August 2021, Thursday

27-year-old Briton who died in Malta ‘warm hearted person who loved life’

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 07:42 Last update: about 15 days ago

The 27-year-old Briton who died in Malta last week after finding himself in difficulty while swimming was a “a warm hearted person who loved life”, friends have said.

Chris Dodd, from Runcorn, was reported to have “encountered difficulties” in a pool at Triq it-Trunċiera, St Paul's Bay at around 7.45pm on Thursday.

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The Liverpool Echo reports that a fundraising appeal was launched in a bid to help his family afford the repatriation and funeral costs, with the estimated total running potentially to in excess of £10,000.

Magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech is leading an inquiry.

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