Teenage son of Princess Diana's lady-in-waiting dies on 'mermaid dive' at luxury Greek resort as tributes are paid to 'happy and amazing' 19-year-old

Mail Online | 8/12/2017 | Charlotte Wace For The Mail On Sunday
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The teenage son of Princess Diana’s lady-in-waiting has died while free-diving at a luxury Greek resort.

The body of Harry Byatt, 19, was found on the seabed off the coast of Zakynthos.

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The alarm had been raised five minutes after the Oxford Brookes University student dived into the Ionian Sea using a mermaid-style monofin and snorkel and did not resurface.

Mr Byatt was found unconscious and after attempts to resuscitate him on a rescue boat and by medics on shore failed, he was rushed to hospital by ambulance.


However, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Mr Byatt had been working as a watersports instructor at the Peligoni Club on Zakynthos. It describes itself as an ‘exclusive beach club’ and offers a wide range of high-end facilities and watersports to well-heeled guests, including wealthy young Britons.

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Mr Byatt’s mother Alexandra, 55, had been a childhood friend of Diana, and was her lady in waiting from 1991 until 1997.

She is the daughter of Sir Julian St John Loyd, who served as land agent to the Queen at Sandringham...
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