A 14-year-old girl has tragically died after becoming ill at a sports camp held at Repton School in Derbyshire. The incident occurred on Monday, August 14, when the girl fell ill and was immediately taken to hospital by ambulance. Sadly, she passed away later that same evening.
The girl had been attending a week-long residential as part of a Christian sports camp organized by Christians in Sport, based in Bicester, Oxfordshire. The news of her passing was revealed by the organizers, who expressed their deep shock and sadness.
In a statement, a spokesperson from Christians in Sport said that they were profoundly impacted by the tragic news. They requested prayers for the family and all those affected by this devastating event, emphasizing their reliance on the comfort and hope provided by Jesus Christ.
In light of the circumstances, the decision was made to conclude the camp. Prior to this tragic incident, the camp had been promoted as a fun and enjoyable experience for young participants during their summer break.
The details surrounding the girl’s illness and subsequent death have not been disclosed. The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictability of medical emergencies and the importance of prompt and effective response in such situations.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the girl’s family, friends, and everyone affected by this deeply saddening event.