South West Wales

Police investigate sudden death of Bishop Gore schoolgirl

Nyah James's family said the 14-year-old had wanted to travel and 'see the world' Image copyright Family photo/Google Maps
Image caption Nyah James's family said the 14-year-old had wanted to travel and 'see the world'

The sudden death of a 14-year-old Swansea schoolgirl is being investigated by police.

Bishop Gore School student Nyah James was described as a vibrant girl who was popular with pupils and staff.

Her family said they loved her with all their hearts and their lives would never be the same again.

South Wales Police are investigating the death at an address in the Blaenymaes area of Swansea.

In a statement her family said: "Nyah was a beautiful vibrant 14-year-old child that had her whole life ahead of her.

"Due to circumstances that were beyond our control we lost our little girl. She loved her friends, her family and we loved her with all of our heart.

"She had so much ahead of her and wanted to travel and see the world."

Head teacher Ryan Davies said the school was deeply saddened by the death of Miss James who had been "achieving well".

Pupils and staff were receiving support following the news.