One of UK's youngest National Lottery winners dies suddenly aged 23

One of the youngest winners of the UK National Lottery died suddenly at the age of 23.

The tragic death comes after winning £ 390,000 in prize money at 16.

Callum Fitzpatrick, of Ballymartin, County Down, was working in a family-run grocery store when he discovered his life-changing profit.

The now 23-year-old tragically died in his homeland.

A spokesman for his local soccer team, Ballymartin GAC, said the club was “deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic sudden death of our friend and team-mate”.

They added: “The whole of Ballymartin and the surrounding area of ​​Morne are heartbroken.

“Callum is sorely missed by everyone involved with Ballymartin GAC.

“A wonderful, intelligent young man, a great friend and teammate, tragically left this life too soon.”

Those who knew Callum said he would be remembered for his “quick wit, sense of humor, smile, and style”.

A statement goes on to say: “As a sign of respect, there will be no field activities on the club’s premises until further notice.

“Callum is sorely missed by everyone involved in Ballymartin GAC. A wonderful, intelligent young man, great friend and teammate tragically left this life too soon.”

It continues: “We extend our condolences to his father Colin, mother Sheila, sisters Tierna, Corragh and Meagh, and one other family member, many of whom are deeply rooted in our club at all levels.


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