St Kentigern's Academy death: Headteacher Andrew Sharkey's statement after schoolboy's death
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Emergency services were called to singer Lewis Capaldi’s former school at around 1.20pm on June 6 following reports of a pupil having been injured in what police describe as an “isolated incident”. The boy was taken to hospital in an ambulance but died a short time later.
Andrew Sharkey, headteacher, released a statement today and said he would be making no further comment on the incident. He said: “Everyone in our school community has been devastated to learn of the tragic death of one of our students.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with their family and friends and we extend our deepest condolences and offers of support. We have set up ongoing emotional support and signposting for students and staff affected by this tragic news. We would like to respect the family's privacy at this incredibly painful time.
“We are assisting the relevant authorities with their investigation to establish the facts and we will not be making any further comment at this time.”
Speaking yesterday, a Police Scotland spokesman said: “His family have been informed and inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the death.”