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Tributes paid to Pembroke schoolboy, Luke Barzewicz-Dower

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Tributes have been paid to a 15-year-old Pembrokeshire schoolboy who died suddenly on Monday.

Luke Barzewicz-Dower died following an incident near Pembroke School, and police have launched an investigation.

The school's headteacher Frank Ciccotti said all pupils and staff were greatly saddened to learn of his death and were being supported by counsellors.

"He was a well-regarded student who had many close friends," said Mr Ciccotti.

"He had a gentle character, polite and respectful, and was intelligent and articulate with the potential to achieve well. We will miss him very much."

Mr Ciccotti added: "Our sincere condolences go out to his friends and family. He is very much in our thoughts.

"We are also trying to help students and staff begin to cope with their loss through a series of special assemblies."

The coroner has been informed of the death.

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