When news happens, text LT and your photos and videos to 80360. Or contact us by email or phone.
Haslingden schoolgirl, 14, loses her fight for life
11:10am Monday 18th June 2012 in Rossendale
A HASLINGDEN High School pupil has died six days after being found unconscious at her home.
Jade Stringer, 14, of Bolton Road, Edenfield, died in hospital at 3.15pm on Saturday.
Her death is not being treated as suspicious.
She had been in a critical condition in Fairfield Hospital since going into hospital on Sunday, June 10.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: “Shortly after 3.35pm on Sunday, June 10, police were called by paramedics to attend a house in Bolton Road, in Hawkshaw, Edenfield, following a report a 14-year-old girl had been found unconscious.
“Officers attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics.”
On Friday, her headteacher Mark Jackson said the school’s thoughts and prayers were with Jade’s family, and friends.
Following news of her death, mourners have been paying tribute to Jade on Facebook and Twitter.