Death Of Teenager Linked To Ice Bucket Challenge

Police believe the death of an 18 year-old man whose body was recovered from a flooded quarry is linked to the recent charity craze called the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Cameron Lancaster: friendliness, kindness and thoughtful generosity of spirit"

Cameron Lancaster: friendliness, kindness and thoughtful generosity of spirit”

Teenager Cameron Lancaster, who was from Burntisland in Fife, died on Sunday evening. The emergency services attended the scene at Prestonhill Quarry, near Inverkeithing at 5pm yesterday and were able to recover Cameron’s body from the quarry approximately four hours later.

Police Scotland said that enquiries into how Cameron came to lose his life are underway, but it is currently thought that the accident is linked to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Prestonhill Quarry, near Inverkeithing, from which Cameron's body was pulled yesterday

Prestonhill Quarry, near Inverkeithing, from which Cameron’s body was pulled yesterday

Cameron’s family released a statement that said: “During his short life, he touched so many people with his friendliness, kindness and thoughtful generosity of spirit,” adding that his death was a “great loss” and that he would be greatly missed.

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