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UK NewsTeen in unexplained park death was 'cheeky little boy'

18:30  14 april  2019
18:30  14 april  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Boy's death 'unexplained' after he's found unconscious in park

Boy's death 'unexplained' after he's found unconscious in park A 13-year-old boy has died after being found unconscious in a park in Ystrad Mynach, South Wales. Police say they are treating his death as unexplained. The teenager was found in Ystrad Mynach Park, Caerphilly Road, at around 7.20pm on Friday. He was pronounced dead after being taken to University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff. Detective Chief Inspector Sam Payne said: "At this time enquiries are ongoing and the investigation into this young boy's death are still in the early stages. "Specialists are working to determine the exact cause of death and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

On Saturday afternoon, the boy ’s mother Tatum Price and father Brian Price were seen consoling each other metres away from the park ’s rugby field, where a section of grass behind There are no words.” Gwent Police said an investigation is under way and that it is treating the boy ’s death as unexplained .

Police say they are treating his death as unexplained . The teenager was found in Ystrad Mynach Park , Caerphilly Road, at around 7.20pm on Friday. Detective Chief Inspector Sam Payne said: "At this time enquiries are ongoing and the investigation into this young boy 's death are still in the early

Teen in unexplained park death was 'cheeky little boy' © Other Carson Price's mother has suggested his death was drug-related. Pic: Gwent Police A 13-year-old who died after being found unconscious in a park has been described as a "cheeky little boy" who was "bright and caring".

Carson Price, from Hengoed, was discovered in Ystrad Mynach Park in South Wales at around 7.20pm on Friday.

He was pronounced dead after being taken to University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, 12 miles away, and police have said they are treating his death as unexplained.

Officers said "illegal substances" could have been a contributing factor.

The child's family has released a statement paying tribute to him, saying: "Carson was bright and caring, kind and loving, he was a cheeky little boy.

Teen arrested for 'dealing drugs' after boy's death

Teen arrested for 'dealing drugs' after boy's death A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs by police investigating the death of a boy found unconscious in a park. Carson Price, from Hengoed, was discovered in Ystrad Mynach Park in South Wales at around 7.20pm on Friday. The 13-year-old was pronounced dead after being taken to University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, 12 miles away, and police have said they are treating his death as unexplained. Officers raided a home in Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, this morning and arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.

Sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC) is the death of a child over the age of 12 months which remains unexplained after a thorough investigation and autopsy. There has not been enough research to identify risk factors, common characteristics, or prevention strategies for SUDC.

Gwent Police are treating the boy 's death as unexplained and specialists are working to determine the exact cause of death . Det Chief Insp Sam Payne said: "At this time enquiries are ongoing and the investigation into this young boy 's death are still in the early stages.

"He was the best big brother and was loved and will be missed by so many."

The teenager's mother, Tatum Price, has suggested his death was drug-related in a comment on Gwent Police's Facebook page.

Teen in unexplained park death was 'cheeky little boy' © PA Flowers were left in Ystrad Mynach Park in South Wales She said: "Please help find out he [sic] sold these drugs to my son...my life is ruined my baby gone."

In her own post on Facebook, Ms Price said she was "broken" by her son's death, before adding: "My life is over".

Friends of the family have also expressed their shock and sadness, while Lewis School which the teenager attended in nearby Pengam said pupils and staff were "devastated".

The school said in a statement on Facebook: "At such an awful time I'm sure that everyone in our community will join with us in passing on our deepest condolences and sympathy to everyone touched by this tragic event.

Former soldier to be prosecuted over teen's murder in 1972

Former soldier to be prosecuted over teen's murder in 1972 A former soldier is to be prosecuted over the murder of a teenage boy almost 50 years ago. © Other Daniel Hegarty's family were informed of the development by the director of public prosecutions Known as Soldier B, they are also facing a charge of wounding with intent relating to a second teenager. Daniel Hegarty, 15, died after being shot twice in the head by a member of an Army patrol in the Creggan area of Londonderry on 31 July 1972. His cousin, Christopher Hegarty, 17, was also shot and injured in the incident which took place during what was known as Operation Motorman.

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a teenage boy found dead in a park in Wales. The 13-year-old was discovered unconscious in Ystrad Mynach in South Wales A Gwent Police spokesman said: "The boy was taken to University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff where sadly he was pronounced deceased.

A teenage girl has been found dead in a park in ' unexplained ' circumstances (pictured: officers on the scene this morning). 'The death is being treated as unexplained . 'It is anticipated that a post-mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death and a report will be

"Support will be made available to any pupils or staff in the weeks ahead but in the meantime our thoughts are with the family, we literally have no words..."

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Payne said: "Although we await official medical confirmation of the cause of death, one of our main lines of enquiry focuses on illegal substances being a contributing factor.

Teen in unexplained park death was 'cheeky little boy' © Other The teenager has been described as a 'cheeky little boy'. Pic: Facebook

"Specialist officers continue to support Carson's family through this difficult time."

:: Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting log 523 12/4/19, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. A direct message can also be sent to Gwent Police's Facebook or Twitter accounts.

Former soldier to be prosecuted over teen's murder in 1972.
A former soldier is to be prosecuted over the murder of a teenage boy almost 50 years ago. Known as Soldier B, they are also facing a charge of wounding with intent relating to a second teenager. Daniel Hegarty, 15, died after being shot twice in the head by a member of an Army patrol in the Creggan area of Londonderry on 31 July 1972. His cousin, Christopher Hegarty, 17, was also shot and injured in the incident which took place during what was known as Operation Motorman.

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