A student at a secondary school in Bath has died in a “tragic incident” while on an exchange trip to Spain.
Max McMullen, 15, who was named by Bath Rugby in a tribute to him, died after falling from a seventh-floor window in the city of Córdoba on Saturday night (October 19) while on a school exchange trip. He was one of Bath Rugby club's promising young players.
The team shared the following words on their social media pages:
Pupils from Beechen Cliff School - a secondary school for boys - are in Cordoba, southern Spain.
According to reports, the teenager died after falling from a window in a block of flats.
In a statement, the school confirmed a “tragic incident” had taken place.
It has been reported to the school and the Trust that a tragic incident has occurred during a school exchange visit. At this point we do not have any further details and we are working closely with the LA and other authorities.
Parents were reportedly informed of the incident in a letter, which was sent out yesterday (October 21).
A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said: “We are supporting the family of a British child who died following an incident in Córdoba in Spain.”