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Llandaff City Church in Wales Primary School closed after sudden death nearby

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A primary school in Cardiff has closed early today after a sudden death nearby. Parents of children at the school were contacted today asking them to collect their children, as a result.

Llandaff City Church in Wales Primary School sent out a statement to parents saying that the incident 'does not include the school', but that the decision to close the school today has been made to 'reduce the chance of pupils and parents observing the ongoing incident'.

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South Wales Police say the incident is not being treated as suspicious and is not being linked to coronavirus.

We were called to a report of a sudden death at Hendre Close, Llandaff, Cardiff at approximately 10.15am today.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time – and is not being linked to coronavirus.

Emergency services remain at the scene. A local school has taken a decision to close early due to an ongoing road closure which affects access to the school.

We appreciate that people may be concerned and would encourage them not to speculate.

– South Wales Police