Officials say adult employee passed away at Castle South Middle School

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT) – The Warrick County Coroner announced on Friday that first responders were called to an emergency medical situation involving an adult employee at Castle South Middle School.

The coroner was called to the scene and an autopsy is scheduled for later Friday.

The identity of the deceased person was released on Friday afternoon.

The coroner identified the person as Beth A. Diekmann, 49.

The Warrick County School Corporation released this statement:

“It is with great sadness that I must inform you WCSC School Psychologist Beth Newman-Diekmann passed away this morning while working at Castle South Middle School. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends. The WCSC Crisis Team has been activated and will be available to comfort staff and students.”

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(This story was originally published on January 31, 2020)

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