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.
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.”