Police investigate sudden death of girl in Heysham

Police are investigating the sudden death of a girl in Heysham.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 3:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 6:49 pm
Sycamore Gardens Play Area. Image courtesy of Instant Street View.
Sycamore Gardens Play Area. Image courtesy of Instant Street View.

Daisy Preston, aged 11, was found unresponsive by paramedics at a small children’s play area near Sycamore Gardens at around 1.45pm on Sunday June 3.

She was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary where she was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

DCI Jill Johnston said: “This is a terribly sad and tragic event and our thoughts remain with Daisy’s family at this extremely difficult time.

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“They are being supported by specially trained staff from a number of agencies.

“The cause of Daisy’s death is not yet known and remains under medical investigation.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident reference 817 of June 3.