‘Beautiful angel’ Olivia Spencer, 21, suddenly dies after falling ill at techno night as tributes pour in for NHS worker – The Sun | The Sun

HEARTFELT tributes have poured in for a 21-year-old NHS nursing assistant who died while attending a techno music event.

Pals described Olivia Spencer as a "beautiful angel" after she collapsed and died at an event in the Vaults, Cardiff at the weekend.

Cops are investigating Olivia’s tragic death which happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The incident happened at Vaults – an underground dance venue on Bute Street – where techno DJ and producer Azyr had been playing.

Olivia, a nursing assistant at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, is said to have collapsed at the club and paramedics who rushed to the scene within minutes were unable to save her.

The coroner’s office has since confirmed it has been informed of her death.

Olivia’s friends and family members have since paid tribute to the healthcare support worker of Treorchy, Rhondda.

Her friend, Mia Clayton wrote: "Our beautiful Liv, I’m so grateful to have shared the best memories with you, you truly was one of a kind.

‌"Hope your partying hard up there like we all know you love to do crazy girl, nothing will ever be the same without you here. I’m absolutely heartbroken.

‌"To think we will never be able to see your crazy dance moves or hear your nuts stories again absolutely kills me, the world is so cruel.

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‌"I’ll always love and miss you Olivia, forever 21 our beautiful angel."

Her aunt, Natalie Palmer said: "Words fail me, there are so many wonderful memories that I will cherish forever.

"You will be forever missed, I am so lost for words."

A spokesperson for South Wales Police said: "South Wales Police is continuing to investigate the sudden and unexplained death of a 21-year-old woman who was taken ill at a music event in Butetown, Cardiff, during the early hours of Saturday morning.

"She has been formally identified as Olivia Spencer from Pentre, Rhondda."

The force added that there are no suspicious circumstances, and a file is being prepared on behalf of HM Coroner.

South Wales Police said it is continuing to investigate her sudden and unexplained death.

Her family said in a statement to the force: “We as a family are absolutely devastated, Olivia was one of a kind with a heart of pure gold, she lit up every room she walked into with her funny, bubbly personality.

"She will be missed by all who knew her.”

In a statement, posted on Instagram, Vaults Cardiff said: "As a venue, we are absolutely heartbroken due to the events of Friday night.

‌"During the event, concerns were raised for an individual who was immediately taken to the onsite medic for medical assistance.

‌"South Wales Ambulance Service arrived within minutes to the aid of our medic, but tragically the individual passed away despite every effort from the medical staff.

‌"We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the individual and offer our continued support during this tragic time."

Greg Dix, executive director of nursing at the Cwm Taf Morgannwg health board, where Olivia worked, said: “We are deeply saddened to hear about Olivia’s tragic death and extend our heartfelt condolences to her family at this immensely difficult time.

"Olivia was hugely valued by the team on Ward 14 at Royal Glamorgan Hospital, where she was loved by staff and patients alike, and we are supporting her close colleagues as they come to terms with her passing.

"We pay tribute to Olivia for her enthusiasm, her passion for her role and the impact she made in just a short time at our health board.”

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