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Female Officer Cadet Found Dead At Sandhurst

The body was found in a room on Wednesday.

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A 21-year-old female officer cadet has been found dead at Sandhurst.

The body was found in a room at the Royal Military Academy on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident is being investigated as an unexplained non-suspicious death, according to Thames Valley Police.

A police spokesperson said: "At around 3pm on Wednesday, officers were called to the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst.

"On attending the scene they found that a woman in her twenties had sadly died. Her next of kin have been informed.

"The death is being treated as unexplained but non-suspicious. A file is being prepared for the coroner."

The Ministry of Defence said in a statement: 

“We can confirm that an incident has occurred at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst resulting in the death of an Officer Cadet, our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.” 

More to follow.