Girl dies at event at Repton School

  • 22nd August 2023

A 14-year-old girl died after falling ill a Christian sports camp at Repton School, a day and boarding school in Derbyshire, Yahoo has reported.

A spokesman for event organiser, Christians in Sport, based in Bicester, Oxfordshire, said: “On Monday 14th August a young person at our residential camp, Sports Plus, fell ill and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she sadly died later that same evening. We are all deeply shocked and saddened by this terrible news.”

“We look to the comfort and hope we have in Jesus Christ and ask that you join us in prayer for the family and those impacted by this tragedy. In light of these events we took the decision to end the camp.”

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman told MailOnline: “We were called to reports that a 14-year-old girl had died after being taken ill in Repton on Monday. Her family are aware, and our thoughts are with them at this time. There are no suspicious circumstances, and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”

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