16, Young Boy, Alfie McCraw, dies in a Wakefield Canal

16, Young Boy, Alfie McCraw, dies in a Wakefield Canal

The young boy, 16,  Alfie McCraw who drowned in the Wakefield canal as tragic details of his death emerge there is a family member confirmed Alfie McCraw died on July 11. He had just finished school and had dreams to go into the army.

What Happened to Alfie McCraw?

Alfie McCraw has been named as the unfortunate teenager who passed away in a canal in Wakefield. On Monday (July 11) emergency service crews were called into the Broad Reach Loch House, of Linton Road, around 2.11 pm where a body was pulled from the canal.

At least five more fire engines, two ambulances, and three large police vans even arrived at the scene before crews pulled a body out of the water.

West Yorkshire Police have now released Alfie’s name and have confirmed that the youngster died on July 11. He had just completed his GCSE exams and was due to go to Army College in September.

His cousin Zoe said: “He was just 16 years old and had his whole life ahead of him which was cut short due to a tragic accident.” Alfie was a student at Outwood Grange Academy and leaves behind his sister, brother, mum Jo, and dad Paul.

He’s dead and lifeless body was pulled from the water near the Eastmoor area of Wakefield. On Monday, a spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called to a report of a concern for safety at 2.11 pm today (Monday, 11 July) in relation to a person in the Aire and Calder Navigation near the Southern Washlands. 

“Emergency services attended and following a search of the water recovered the body of a male.  “Formal identification has yet to be completed, but it is believed to be that of a teenager from the Wakefield area. His family has been informed and is receiving support.”

Alfie McCraw Obituary, His Fund Raised by His Cousin

Alfie’s  Mc Craw cousin Zoe is now fundraising to give him “the best send of”. She has set up a Go Fund Me page and wants to raise £3,500.  Zoe also added: “Jo and Paul have enough to worry about without worrying to find funds for the funeral so I’m hoping if anybody can help it would be much appreciated from all of us.

No parents should be planning to bury their children let’s raise all we can thank you.”  Hundreds of tributes have poured in for Alfie. One person said: “So sorry for your heart-breaking loss Paul, our love and thoughts are with you and all your family.”  Dean Robson also reported  “Sorry for your sad sad loss, our hearts go out to you and family, from all the Robson family.

Alfie McCraw Age, Family, and Early Life

Alfie McCraw died at the tender age of 16 years old. He was the son of Paul McCraw (father) and Jo McCraw (mother).

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He has also had a sibling brother and sister.

Alfie McCraw Career, What was his profession?

McCraw was a student and was planning to become an army before his untimely death.

Alfie McCraw Net Worth, How much does he earn?

His net worth figure is under the wraps.

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Which school/college did he go to? What was his major?

He was a student at Outwood Grange Academy and completed his GCSE exams and was due to go to Army College in September.

Alfie McCraw Girlfriend, What about his relationship?

Alfie McCraw’s love life details and relationship side of his story are kept under the radar as of now.

His social media reach

Alfie McCraw was inactive on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

Alfie McCraw’s Height, Weight, sexual orientation,

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Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Alfie McCraw’s which you should be knows

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