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£36k Raised For Family Of Toddler Who Died In Turkey

Isla, as pictured on Taylor Kearns is fundraising page.

More than £36,000 has been raised for a Jersey family following the death of their two year old daughter during a holiday in Turkey.

Little Isla has been described as having a 'radiant smile' and 'infectious spirit'.

A gofundme page, set up by family friend Taylor Kearns, explains how Laura Carolan, Ryan Sutcliffe, Karis and their family have suffered the unimaginable loss of young Isla.

The two year old is said to have suffered a ruptured appendix and was rushed from the airport to hospital by ambulance, having earlier been misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and her parents told she was fit to fly.

The donations will be used to help the family travel home, with funeral expenses and to honour Isla's memory.

"Isla brought so much joy and laughter into the lives of those who knew her. Her radiant smile and infectious spirit will forever be etched in our hearts. While we cannot ease the emotional burden, we can help alleviate some of the financial stress that comes with such an unexpected loss."

"The last thing we want is for them to worry about financial matters while grieving."

Friends have thanked the more than 1,400 people who've pledged money so far, for their 'compassion and support during this heart-wrenching time'.

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