A teenage girl has died after a “domestic disturbance” at a holiday park in North Wales, police said.

Officers were called to Ty Mawr Holiday Park in Towyn, near Abergele, on Saturday afternoon (July 31).

A 15-year-old girl has died and a 19-year-old man has been arrested, North Wales Police confirmed this afternoon.


The holiday resort said the area had been cordoned off after a “serious” and “tragic incident” took place inside a caravan.

Images posted from the scene on Saturday showed dozens of people waiting in a car park while an air ambulance and police cars were parked nearby.

A spokesperson for the police said: “North Wales Police can confirm that we attended the report of a domestic disturbance at the location where sadly a 15-year-old female has died.

“A 19-year-old male has been arrested and is presently in custody at St Asaph.”

An earlier statement released on Twitter on Saturday said: “Police are in attendance at a serious incident at a Holiday Park near Abergele. Investigations are ongoing. Apologies for any disruption caused.

“There is no threat to the public but please stay away from the area whilst we deal with the incident.

Thank you for your patience.”

A spokesman for Ty Mawr holiday park, which is part of the Parkdean Resorts brand, told the PA news agency in a statement: “We are shocked and saddened by this tragic incident.

“Ty Mawr is a 100 acre family park which welcomes tens of thousands of happy holidaymakers every year. This was an isolated and unprecedented incident which took place inside a caravan which is now a crime scene.

“Our team are assisting police with their enquiries and as it is a police matter we can’t comment further at the moment.”

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