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The shock death of a four-year-old girl has devastated her family and a school community in Herne Bay.
Little Madeline Campion-Marsh died at home in Bogshole Lane, Broomfield, on Wednesday afternoon after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest.
Madeline was described as a "lovely little girl" by Herne Infant School head teacher Liz Thomas-Friend.
"the whole school community wish to offer their thoughts, prayers and love to the family at this time…” – head teacher liz thomas-friend
Mrs Thomas-Friend said: "It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Madeline Campion-Marsh on Wednesday.
"Our school family are feeling the loss of such a lovely little girl.
"Madeline had only been with us since September but had already made her mark as an angel in our nativity just a short time ago.
"The whole school community wish to offer their thoughts, prayers and love to the family at this time."
Kent Air Ambulance said they were called to reports she had suffered a cardiac arrest at about 11.30am.
Kent Police confirmed officers were also sent to Bogshole Lane on Wednesday.
Spokesman Adam Westgarth said: "The air ambulance attended but Kent Police can confirm a four-year-old girl died.
"Her death is not being treated as suspicious and we are awaiting the results of a post mortem."
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