Funeral for journalism student who fell fatally ill in boyfriend's Worcester Park home after gig

Sutton Guardian: Tayla Woodard's death is still being treated by police as unexplained Tayla Woodard's death is still being treated by police as unexplained

A 20-year-old journalism student who died after collapsing at a home in Worcester Park had been at a rock concert earlier in the evening with her boyfriend.

Tayla Woodard was taken ill at her boyfriend Alex Rickett's home in Tamesis Gardens in the early hours of Sunday, March 9.

She and Mr Rickett had been at Brixton Academy on Saturday night to see American punk band All Time Low perform, according to her hometown newspaper the Cornish Guardian.

After returning to her boyfriend's home, she was taken ill at about 5am. She died in hospital at 6.22am that same day.

Mr Rickett, 21, was also taken to hospital as a precaution but was later discharged.

Polcie say her death is being treated as non-suspicious.

Funeral details for the third-year Bournemouth University student, who was studying multimedia journalism, have also been announced.

A service will be held this Saturday at Egloshayle Parish Church in Miss Woodard's home town of Wadebridge, Cornwall.

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