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Serious Case Review into teenager's death

A Serious Case Review has concluded that the death of a troubled teenager from Beverley couldn't have been foreseen. 14 year old Jessica Blake from Beverley was found hanged in August last year, a day after she disappeared from home.

The review, by East Riding Safeguarding Children Board found that no one was to blame - But, has called for agencies to improve the way they share information about young people in future.


Beverley teen's death to be reviewed

An organisation set up to ensure children's safety in East Yorkshire is to review the cirumstances that led up to the death of a Beverley teenager.

14-year-old Jessica Blake disappeared from her home in August. Her body was found in woodland on the southern outskirts of the town.

According to some of her friends she had been bullied before it's believed she took her own life. The independent East Riding Safeguarding Children Board has revealed it's now considering what level of review it intends to hold into Jessica's death.