Richlands Elementary student dies Tuesday afternoon


JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - A student at Richlands Elementary School died on Tuesday.

The Jacksonville Daily News reported Tuesday night the student had to have CPR administered but was unsuccessful. No other details regarding the incident were available. Parents received an automatic phone message about grief counselors being at the school on Wednesday.

No additional information was available on the student.

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our student," said Onslow County Schools Public Information Officer Suzie Ulbrich said in a press release Wednesday. "Out of respect for the family's privacy we are not releasing the name of the student at this time.

"The district crisis team has been made available to support our students and staff at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they deal with their grief."

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