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January 7, 2014
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Student collapses, dies from heart attack

The return to classes for students and teachers at Marymount High School in St Mary after the Christmas break was not so pleasant after a grade-nine female student collapsed and died from a heart attack yesterday.

Information reaching THE STAR is that the Marymount High School family has been plunged into mourning following the death Abigail Hyman.

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According to a report from the Education Ministry, Hyman fainted at the school and was taken to a health centre where she died of a heart attack.

In a statement yesterday afternoon, The Education Ministry said it had extended condolences to Abigail's family, students, teachers and administrators of the Marymount High School.

In addition, the Ministry said it had dispatched a team of guidance counsellors to provide grief counselling, support and encouragement to the school.

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