Schoolgirl, 16, found dead ‘in wooded area close to playing field’ at £44,000-a-year boarding school attended by Rishi Sunak’s daughter
- Thames Valley Police called Wycombe Abbey School at 11:40 pm on Friday
- The 16-year-old’s death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious
A 16-year-old schoolgirl has been found dead ‘in a wooded area close to the playing field’ at a £44,000-a-year boarding school.
At 11:40 pm on Friday, April 21, Thames Valley Police were called to Wycombe Abbey School in High Wycombe, a premier private school attended by Rishi Sunak’s 12-year-old daughter.
The student, who has not yet been identified, is said to have been preparing for her GCSE exams which begin in May.
A spokesman for Thames Valley Police told MailOnline: ‘Thames Valley Police were called to Wycombe Abbey School at around 11.40pm on Friday (21) after a 16-year-old girl sadly passed away.
“Her death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”
A 16-year-old schoolgirl has been found dead ‘in a wooded area close to the playing field’ at a £44,000-a-year boarding school (photo, Wycombe Abbey School)
The express reports that the girl was “discovered in a wooded area.” Wycombe Abbey School declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.
Established in 1896, the school has a population of 656 pupils, 591 of which are in the High Wycombe site, which has 160 acres of conservation grounds.
It is a prestigious institution, with 13 per cent of students reportedly attending Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s 12-year-old daughter Krishna enrolled in the school in September 2022.