BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ) — Baltimore City Schools say Athumani Brown is the seventh-grader at Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School who passed away during a field trip on June 1.
Brown and his classmates were at NorthBay Adventure Camp in Cecil County when he suffered a “significant medical event.”READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Tornado Warning Issued For Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City Schools released this statement on Sunday:
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the school community as we mourn and process the loss of a son, a student and a young member of our community.
Since the tragedy, City Schools has been in frequent communication with NorthBay Adventure Camp. NorthBay will conduct a full investigation of this incident and provide its findings to City Schools.
North Bay has also committed to conduct an independent review of its emergency protocols to support student safety in any future outdoor education programs.
We thank you for your support of Athumani’s family and Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School during this moment. Through the power of our community, we will honor his memory through our efforts.”
NorthBay Adventure Camp also released an updated statement:READ MORE: State Reveals New Home Loan Products To Help Marylanders Buy New Homes
“This past week, Athumani Brown, a seventh-grade Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School student, suffered a significant medical event during a field trip to NorthBay.
As a result, Athumani tragically passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Brown family, friends, and the Baltimore City Public School community, as we collectively mourn and process this devastating loss.
NorthBay is in close contact and working collaboratively with Baltimore City Public Schools in the aftermath of this tragedy.
We are conducting a comprehensive review of the incident as part of our commitment to transparency, safety, and to Athumani’s family and school community.
This is a deliberate process that requires urgency, respect, and thorough evaluation.
Findings will be communicated directly with the family, Baltimore City Public Schools and relevant parties in due course. We thank you for your support of Athumani’s family, Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School, and NorthBay during this difficult time.”MORE NEWS: Pasadena Woman, 63, Dies After Hit-And-Run Boating Crash On Magothy River