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Schoolgirl died from 'chest injuries' at Drayton Manor

Evha Jannath Credit: Staffordshire Police

A post mortem examination for a schoolgirl who fell from a ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park has found her preliminary cause of death was chest injuries.

11-year-old Evha Janneth, from Leicester, was on a school trip last week when she fell on the Splash Canyon ride.

The coroner has opened and adjourned the case.

Investigations into her death continue in conjunction with Staffordshire Police and the Health and Safety Executive.

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Drayton Manor Park reopens for first time after death of 11-year-old

Drayton Manor theme park, where a schoolgirl from Leicester died after falling from a water ride four days ago, has re-opened to the public.

The owners of Drayton Manor Park say the Splash Canyon attraction and some other rides will remain closed as a mark of respect to Evha Jannath's Jannat's family.

Read: rides which overlook Splash Canyon closed

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"I saw Evha in the water"- friend describes moment Evha Jannath fell from ride

"I saw Evha in the water".

"I was really scared..."

A friend of Evha Jannath who died after falling off a ride at Drayton Manor describes the moment she saw her in the water...

11-year-old Evha Jannath died on Tuesday after falling from the Splash Canyon ride during a school trip to the park in Tamworth, Staffordshire.

The theme park will stay closed tomorrow.

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