Tragedy as ‘lovely and valued’ schoolboy dies in ‘accident’ during half-term holiday – leaving community devastated

A SCHOOLBOY has died in an “accident” during the half-term holiday.

Rufus Pomeroy, who passed away last Tuesday, was a Year 8 pupil at Redland Green School in Bristol.

Rufus Pomeroy, who passed away last Tuesday, was a young pupil at Redland Green School in Bristol

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Rufus Pomeroy, who passed away last Tuesday, was a young pupil at Redland Green School in BristolCredit: Eventbrite

Tributes poured on for the youngster with headteacher Ben Houghton saying he was “a lovely and valued member” of the school community.

“I would like to express our heartfelt thoughts and condolences to Rufus’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time,” he told BristolLive.

“We are devastated by the loss of such a lovely and valued member of our school community.”

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