The mother of a teenage girl who died on the railway track at Herne Bay station has paid tribute to her. Sixteen year old Taiyah Peebles suffered serious injuries, believed to have been caused by electrocution. Sarah Saunders spoke to Taiyah's mum, Hayley Peebles.
Investigations are underway into how a 16-year-old girl came to her death on the railway at Herne Bay station, in Kent.
Emergency services were called to the station shortly before 7am yesterday morning. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene after sustaining serious injuries believed to be caused by electrocution.
Her death is being treated as unexplained whilst officers make enquiries into the circumstances leading to her receiving these injuries.
Officers say formal identification had yet to be completed; however the girl’s family have been informed. A post mortem examination is due to take place on Friday.
Sarah Saunders has a full report with family reaction.