British bridesmaid dies during hen do trip to Malaga

She went to A&E with tooth pain on the fourth day of the trip

LAST UPDATED: 21 Jul, 2016 @ 15:52

natalieA BRITISH bridesmaid has died during a hen do trip to Malaga.

Natalie Beaumont, 31, from West Yorkshire, had been celebrating the upcoming wedding of her best friend when she became ill.

She went to A&E with tooth pain on the fourth day of the trip, where it was realised that she needed a routine procedure to drain an abscess.

However her condition deteriorated after the procedure and she was unable to recover, passing away early Thursday morning.

Natalie (middle) with friends

While her family are struggling to understand why she deteriorated so rapidly, her husband Brett said:

“Everybody who knew her loved her. She was a wonderful step-mum to my daughter Lucy.

“We were not just husband and wife we were best friends. We spent time travelling together and at the Scape House pub up the road where everybody loved her.”

Bride-to-be Sam Thompson, from Cowlersley, has been left devastated.

Sam said: “She was a big part of my life. I’m absolutely devastated and it’s a massive shock. She planned the hen do, which was perfect.

“She was the most genuine and caring person, full of life and love, one of those very rare people that you meet.”

Brett is now awaiting the return of his wife’s body to the UK.

A funeral date has yet to be set.

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  1. An abcessed tooth is pain personified but hardly lethal, something went horribly wrong, will there be an honest investigation?

  2. Standard practice prescribes antibiotics before dental surgery when there is infection, indicated by pain, x-rays and medical competence.

  3. Chas,
    exactly as you said. First x-ray, to confirm the situation, then antibiotics. Pearl – why was’nt she prescribed antibiotics straight away?

  4. I lament her death.

    I don´t know if Natalie received treatment with antibiotic, but we must not forget that the antibiotics are not fully efective, and is necesary know that the efectiveness of the antibiotics is declining sharply.. I fear that in few decades the antibiotics will be practicaly useless.

  5. Anselmo,
    too many doctors prescribe antibiotics when they are not appropriate. I had a major op. and unfortunately picked up an infection, which was treated with an antibiotic. Because I have always shunned antibiotic whenever possible, only having two lots in my adult life, this treatment was totally effective.

    The Spanish like the French are proud to show they have a drawer full of medication, 99% of which should never have been prescribed and unbelieveably anyone can buy antibiotics and other meds. without a prescription.

  6. Antibiotics become ineffective against germs because those germs adapt. limited use of them does not make them more effective on a body infected by those adapted germs. It is pure luck these days that an antibiotic works, having found a bacterium it can still kill.
    In fact, the biggest villains of the piece are farmers, who merrily pump these things into livestock willy nilly, thus giving the bugs plenty opportunity to become familiar with and learn to ignore antibiotics, one after another.
    We are not told in this article if poor Natalie WAS prescribed antibiotics. Perhaps she was and they proved not to work? Infections can kill swiftly, in the time waiting for an antibiotic to do it’s job.