A home on school property contained the bodies of the head of the private school Epsom College, her husband, and their seven-year-old daughter. At 01:10 GMT on Sunday, bodies of Emma Pattison, 45, her husband George, 39, and their daughter Lettie were discovered. According to Surrey Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service contacted them to the private school. Police stated that they had no doubt the crime was an isolated one "with no third-party participation." To determine the specifics of their deaths, an inquiry is being done. "On behalf of Surrey Police, my colleagues, and myself, I first want to convey my profound sympathies to the friends and family of Emma, Lettie, and George, as well as to the students and staff," said Detective Chief Inspector Kimball Edey.in memory of Epsom College's heartbreaking loss. "I want to tell you that we will look into what happened last night in great detail in the hopes of bringing some calm to these chaotic circumstances. I would ask that their privacy be respected at this extremely trying time.After six years as the headmaster of Croydon High School in south London, Ms. Pattison was appointed to the position of head of Epsom in September 2022.According to Companies House, the head teacher's husband, George, was a chartered accountant and the director of a management consultancy company named Tanglewood 2016."A superb teacher, but most of all, a beautiful guy," the school's board of governors head praised his late colleague.Dr. Alastair Wells expressed the complete shock and astonishment of everyone at Epsom College at the awful news."Emma's family, friends, and loved ones, as well as the many students and coworkers whose lives she brightened over her illustrious career, are in our instant thoughts and prayers," the statement reads.Epsom College earned the title of Independent School of the Year 2022, and Ms. Pattison tweeted that she was "thrilled" about the achievement in October. Ms. Pattison used to work at Croydon High School, where Sheena's daughter now studies. The parent, who requested to remain anonymous but only provide her first name, described the revelation as "an complete shock and sadness." "She turned the school around during her term as head teacher," she said. "She did so many things that brightened the children's lives.
"She was little but formidable, and she knew each student's name. She embodied all you would hope for in a head teacher. Epsom College requested "time and space" to comprehend "these awful occurrences" in a statement that was released late on Sunday night. The school pleaded with the public and the media to respect Emma's family's privacy and work with them to put the needs of their students first. We need space and time to gather and comprehend these unexpected occurrences since the news is so sad. "At this time, no more statement will be made." Paul Williams has been named the school's interim headmaster."We're conscious that this unfortunate occurrence would have caused worry and upset in the local community," Inspector Jon Vale, Epsom and Ewell's borough commander, said. Although it is thought that this was an isolated event, local police will stay in the neighbourhood over the next several days to reassure local residents, including children, parents, teachers, and other school personnel. As the investigation proceeds, "I would like to thank the school and the community for their understanding and patience." The three fatalities have been submitted to the coroner, according to Surrey Police. The institution charges more than £42,000 for boarding students, and among its former pupils are Conservative MP Sir Michael Fallon, broadcaster Jeremy Vine, and his brother, comedian Tim Vine. The school, which is attended by both boys and girls,was established in 1853 and prides itself on continuously ranking among the top schools in the UK according to exam performance.
Head Of Epsom College Emma Pattison Was Discovered Dead Together With Her Husband And Children
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