Boy, 10, dies at scout camp

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy has died af­ter fall­ing ill at a scout camp in Sh­effield.

The young­ster, who has not yet been named, fell ill at a scout camp last Sun­day af­ter­noon and was rushed to hospi­tal but died a short time later.

He had been on a scout camp at the Hes­ley Wood Scout Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, White Lane, Chapel­town, Sh­effield, when he fell ill.

South York­shire Po­lice said the young boy went into a car­diac ar­rest at the scout camp. The death is not be­ing treated as sus­pi­cious.

Chil­dren from across South York­shire at­tend events and camps at the pop­u­lar ac­tiv­ity cen­tre every year.

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