Lydia Bishop died on first day of nursery in York

The family of Lydia Bishop, aged three, who died in a tragic accident at York College’s day nursery on Monday 17 September 2012, have released a photograph of her.

Lydia’s parents, Brad and Rebecca, have requested that the media respect their privacy at this extremely difficult time.


Detective Chief Inspector Nigel Costello, of York Protecting Vulnerable Person’s Unit, said:

This was an extremely tragic accident which unfortunately happened during Lydia’s first day at nursery.

Her family are understandably very distressed and are being supported by specially trained police officers as they try to come to terms with their loss.

Officers are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident with various other agencies to try and establish how this tragic event occurred.