A 15-year-old Kent schoolgirl named Leah La Roche and her baby Tia died at Medway Maritime Hospital on Thursday in what is believed to be a case of cardiac arrest.
Leah's sister Verity has put up a page at gonetoosoon.org, where tributes have poured in for tragic Leah. "Such a cruel loss of Leah and her beautiful baby Tia, they never got to share life together with us but we all know they are together now watching over us all and Leah is being the wonderful mum we all knew she was going to be," Verity said in a post on the site.
AdvertisementKent Police said that they were yet to receive details of the post-mortem, but there was no cause to treat the death as suspicious.
Leah was a pupil at Chatham Grammar School for Girls. It is not known how far her pregnancy was advanced.