Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Former Ockendon Academy student dies in fall

Lara NosiruHEARTFELT tributes have been paid to a former Thurrock student who fell to her death from a 250ft bridge.

Lara Nosiru, 23, a former Ockendon Academy pupil, was in her final year at the University of Bristol reports the Bristol Post.

Her body was found after a two-hour search of the Avon Gorge following reports a woman had fallen from the city’s Clifton Suspension Bridge reports

Avon Coroners Court said the inquest into her death is likely to open next week.

A spokesperson for The Ockendon Academy said: “We are very saddened to hear the news that one of our ex-students passed away on Monday 30th January 2017.

Lara was an outstanding, A* student whom staff describe as an exceptionally bright, intelligent young girl who was very dedicated to her studies.

“Our thoughts and sympathy go out to her family and friends at this difficult time”.

A University of Bristol spokeswoman said: “Sadly, we can confirm that one of our final year students was found dead on Monday, January 30.

“The student’s next-of-kin have been informed, and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.

Most people who are thinking of taking their own life have shown warning signs beforehand.

These can include becoming depressed, showing sudden changes in behaviour, talking about wanting to die and feelings of hopelessness.

These feelings do improve and can be treated.

If you are concerned about someone, or need help yourself, please contact the Samaritans on 116 123.

Photo: Facebook


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


More articles