Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Young Woman Dies After being Taken Ill

A young aspiring journalist died in hospital on Sunday after being taken ill at a house in Worcester Park on Saturday evening. 20 year old Tayla Woodard, from Cornwall was a Bournemouth University student in her final year studying multimedia journalism.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 5:50am on Sunday to reports of a woman taken ill at a residential address in a small cul-de-sac in the Old Malden part of Worcester Park. A post-mortem examination took place on Monday. No cause of death was given and police are awaiting the results of further tests. Police say the death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.

Tayla leaves behind her parents, Julia and Russell, brother Sam and sister Jodie. Friends, including colleagues at Bounemouth University have been paying tribute to Miss Woodard.

The blog offers its sympathy to Miss Woodard's family and her friends.