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Last Updated: Thursday, 22 May, 2003, 06:30 GMT 07:30 UK
Safety improved at Lake deaths site
Khan, Aaron (left) and Imran
Khan, Aaron (left) and Imran were trapped in the car
A scheme has been set up in Bedfordshire to try and make a local beauty spot safer.

Two years ago three young children drowned at the Blue Lagoon near Arlesey when the car they were travelling in went over the cliff edge.

Safety barriers were put up, but they have been repeatedly vandalised.

Now police and people living nearby have started Lagoon Watch to try and stop the damage.

In 2002 unqualified driver Courtney Barker, 23, was convicted of triple manslaughter after the deaths of the three children.

Barker was at the wheel when the car fell 30 feet into the Blue Lagoon lake.

Imran Khan, aged six, Aaron Khan, five, and Sharla Blair, three, were trapped in the back seat and died in the incident in July 2001.


SEE ALSO:
Triple death driver's sentence cut
28 Nov 02  |  England
Lake deaths driver jailed
17 May 02  |  England
Lake deaths driver guilty
26 Apr 02  |  England
Accused 'weeps' over lake deaths
23 Apr 02  |  England
Tears of death car accused
17 Apr 02  |  England
'Lake deaths' charges denied
30 Nov 01  |  England


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