Duangpetch Promthep Died, At The Age Of 17 Only

Duangpetch Promthep, one of the 12 Wild Boars football club boys rescued from a flooded Thai cave in 2018, has died in the United Kingdom.

Duangpetch, who had moved to the United Kingdom to attend a football academy of college , died on Tuesday, according to the Zico Foundation, which had funded his scholarship. Brooke House College in Leicester also confirmed his death.

Duangpetch, also known as Dom, was discovered in his dorm by a teacher on Sunday and was taken to hospital by ambulance, according to Kiatisuk Senamuang, founder of the Zico Foundation, during an online press conference.

Cause Of Death Of Teenager Duangpetch Promthep

Duangpetch Promthep, one of the 12 boys rescued five years ago from a cave complex in northern Thailand, has died in Britain.

Duangpetch reportedly suffered a head injury after falling on the ground in Leicester, England, where he was studying football. According to the BBC, he was discovered unconscious in his dorm on Sunday and died in hospital on Tuesday.

The teenager's cause of death is unknown, and attempts to rehabilitate him were pointless, according to the Khaosod news site.

On social media, many people have expressed their heartfelt condolences and paid tribute to him.

Dr. James E. Olsson posted, “Captain of Boys Soccer Team who was Rescued from Thai Cave, DEAD at 17… Was “FOUND UNCONSCIOUS” in his dorm room in Leicestershire, UK… Duangpetch Promthep, one of 12 boys who was rescued, passed away… Had been enrolled in football academy in the UK… – BBC.”

Brooke House College principal Ian Smith stated, ““This event has left our college community deeply saddened and shaken. We unite in grief with all of Dom’s family, friends, former teammates and those involved in all parts of his life, as well as everyone affected in any way by this loss in Thailand and throughout the college’s global family.”

“The college is liaising with statutory authorities and the Royal Thai embassy in London, and dedicating all resources to assist our student body, as they as young people process Dom’s passing. Beyond that, we are unable to comment further at this time and would ask for privacy and compassion as we continue to support the students in our care at this time, drawing on the kindness and assistance of the Market Harborough community.”

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