Head of Epsom College is found dead alongside daughter and husbandFebruary 5, 2023
Head of Epsom College is found dead alongside daughter, seven, and husband on grounds of £42,000-a-year private school in Surrey as police probe ‘isolated incident’
- Headteacher found dead alongside husband and seven-year-old daughter
The head of Epsom College has been found dead at the school alongside her seven-year-old daughter and her husband.
Emma Pattinson, 45, and her husband George, 39, were found dead alongside her seven-year-old daughter, Lettie.
Police were called to the £42,000 per year Surrey school at 1am on Sunday.
Surrey Police have said that they are confident that this is an isolated incident and there is no third-party involvement.
The headteacher of Epsom College has been found dead in the school alongside her daughter and husband
Detective Chief Inspector Kimball Edey said, ‘On behalf of Surrey Police, my team, and I, I first want to express my sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Emma, Lettie and George, as well as to the students and staff of Epsom College, for their tragic loss.
‘I want to give my assurance that we will conduct a thorough investigation into what took place last night, and hope to be able to bring some peace in these traumatic circumstances. I would ask that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time.’
Inspector Jon Vale, Epsom and Ewell’s Borough Commander, said: ‘We’re aware that this tragic incident will have caused concern and upset in the local community.
‘While this is believed to be an isolated incident, in the coming days, our local officers will remain in the area to offer reassurance to students, parents, teachers, and the local community.
‘I would like to thank the school and the community for their understanding and patience while the investigation continues.’
Dr Alastair Wells, Chair of the Board of Governors at Epsom College, said, ‘On behalf of everyone at Epsom College, I want to convey our utter shock and disbelief at this tragic news.
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