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Tributes pour in for Barnsley schoolboy Conley Thompson

Tuesday July 28 2015


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TRIBUTES have poured in for Barnsley schoolboy Conley Thompson following his tragic death.

The 7-year-old's body was found by police on a construction site on Bank End Road in Worsbrough at around 8.30am on Monday, July 27.

Police believe Conley entered a vertical pipe which pushed his clothing up around his body restricting his breathing.

Nichola Thorpe, head teacher at Worsbrough Bank End Primary, said: "Following the recent tragic event in Worsbrough, all of us at Worsbrough Bank End Primary school wish to offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Conley Thompson at this very difficult time.

"We especially want to send all the children who knew and were school friends with Conley, our love. Conley’s big smile and sparkly eyes will stay in our hearts forever; Bank End Primary will not be the same in September without him.

“Staff are being well supported by the Senior Leadership Team who in turn are being guided by Strategic Services at Barnsley Council.”

A campaign has been launched to raise money for a memorial for Conley. Donations can be made at http://ow.ly/Qb49S.


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Reply Posted by scott greenwood on Tuesday July 28 2015 at 14:42
my thoughtr are with all his family and freinds x x god bless conley x

Reply Posted by kirsty rimmington on Tuesday July 28 2015 at 14:47
it fetches a tear to my eye every time i think of the lil man god bless him i feel for all his fa6 and freind,s and every one close to him x x x x x x

Reply Posted by pepe on Tuesday July 28 2015 at 14:50
poor child im sat here in tears,
heartfelt feelings going out to the family and the barnsley people in general

Reply Posted by Pete on Tuesday July 28 2015 at 19:54
I only live down the road from where the little one was found and although I don't know the family I'm so sorry this as happened as a parent myself this is your worst nightmare

Reply Posted by Kathleen Ward on Wednesday July 29 2015 at 00:06
Taken so young, God bless you and rest in peace. Special sympathy to all family and friends xx