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Funeral of photographer Jacob Cockle has taken place in Penzance
11:44am Wednesday 19th June 2013 in News
The funeral of a surfer who died while filming a whirlpool in Hayle has taken place in Penzance.
Friends dressed in colourful clothing paid silent tribute after a service in the town to celebrate his life.
A guard of honour lifted bodyboards and surfboards as his colourful coffin was carried into St Mary's church by his friends.
The 28-year-old photographer died after being recovered from the water at Carnsew Pool at Hayle.
He was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro where he was subsequently pronounced dead.