'Now she is a real angel in heaven': Family tribute to Madeline Campion-Marsh, 4, after suspected heart attack
by Jamie Bullen
The mother of a four-year-old girl who died in a suspected
heart attack just a week after starring as angel in her school
nativity has spoken of her heartache.
Little Madeline Campion-Marsh died at her home in Bogshole Lane,
Broomfield, near Herne Bay, last Wednesday afternoon.
The Herne Infants pupil had no history of long-term illness and
her family do not know the cause of death.
The youngster had been off school with illness when she suffered
the suspected heart attack and was at home with mum Rosalyn and her
In a statement, Mrs Campion said: "We as a family are
absolutely heartbroken, beyond any pain imaginable to lose our
adorable little Maddie.
"She was an angel in her first school nativity play only a week
before she passed away, and now she is a real angel in heaven.
"We are so overwhelmed and touched by the amount of people's
kindness love and support, which has been a great comfort to
was a pupil at Herne Infant School
Last week, Madeline was
described as a "lovely little girl" by Herne Infant School head
teacher Liz Thomas-Friend.
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
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