Epsom College tragedy: Haunting final posts from headmistress who was found dead at school along with husband and daughter, seven

THE Headmistress of Epsom College tweeted about her love for the school before she was found dead on the grounds with her husband and daughter.

Police officers found the bodies of Emma Pattison, 45, her daughter Lettie, 7, and husband George, 39, at the £42,000-a-year private school in Surrey at 1am today.

Epsom College principal Emma Pattison has been found dead with her husband and daughter

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Epsom College principal Emma Pattison has been found dead with her husband and daughter
In her last Twitter post, she celebrated the school's award

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In her last Twitter post, she celebrated the school’s award
Police at the scene tonight

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Police at the scene tonight

Emma was appointed as the first-ever female Head of School in September last year.

And in her haunting final post before her death on Twitter, she shared how the school won a prestigious award after taking the helm.

Alongside a smiling picture of her celebrating with champagne, she wrote: “Wow! What an honour. We are very happy to be Independent School of the Year.”

Emma previously spoke about her life at school on a podcast presented by students.

She revealed to students in December that the family had bought a Labrador named Bella to live with them on the school grounds.

She said: “In terms of transition, it’s been a really big change for my family. We moved – we bought a dog.

“I’ve got a new job, my husband has a new job, that wasn’t supposed to happen, but it did, and my daughter has started a new school, so it’s changed a lot for us as a family.”

The school community has now reeled in the face of the “traumatic” loss.

dr Alastair Wells, Chair of the Board of Governors at Epsom College, said: “On behalf of everyone at Epsom College, I would like to express our deepest shock and disbelief at this tragic news.

“Our immediate thoughts and condolences go out to Emma’s family, friends and loved ones, as well as the many students and colleagues whose lives she has enriched during her remarkable career.

“Emma was a wonderful teacher but most of all she was a lovely person.

“In due course, we will remember Emma and her family in an appropriate manner and in accordance with her family’s wishes. But now we ask that we all be given the time, space and respect we need to deal with this tragic loss.”

Detective Chief Inspector Kimball Edey said: “On behalf of Surrey Police, my team and myself, I would first like to express my sincere condolences to the friends and family of Emma, ​​Lettie and George, and to the students and staff at Epsom College, for their loss tragic loss.

“I want to assure that we will be conducting a thorough investigation into what happened last night and hope to bring some peace to these traumatic circumstances. I would ask that your privacy be respected at this very difficult time.”

Inspector Jon Vale, Borough Commander of Epsom and Ewell, said: “We are aware that this tragic incident will have caused concern and excitement in the local community.

“While this is believed to be an isolated case, our local officers will remain in the area over the coming days to provide reassurance for students, parents, teachers and the local community.

“I would like to thank the school and community for their understanding and patience while the investigation continues.”

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