15-year-old Lake Nona High School student dies

Girl's cause of death not determined; grief counselors available for classmates


ORLANDO, Fla. – Grief counselors will be available Thursday at Lake Nona High School after the death of a student, officials said.

Orlando police said officers were called to the Colonial Grand Apartments around 6:30 p.m. and found a 15-year-old girl, who was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Foul play is not suspected in the girl's death, but her cause of death has not been determined, police said.

School officials posted a message Wednesday night on Facebook.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they go through this difficult time," the Facebook post said. "Your child may speak with you and share this sad news. Students will have varied reactions to the death of a peer."

The social media post, and a similar audio message (listen, above), urged parents to speak with their children.

Dear Lake Nona High School families, we have some very sad news to share with you tonight. This evening we were made...

Posted by Lake Nona High School on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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