Two years ago, Charlotte Cope, 23, qualified as a paramedic and dedicated her life to save lives. She wanted to help others in need and during the Corona pandemic, she bravely stood in the front line in the fight against the deadly virus.
As recently as a few days ago, she went out on social media and urged people to stay at home while paying tribute to her colleagues’ tireless work.
”’I have to stay positive, dedicating all my time on the ambulance to help others in need at this time with my amazing colleagues. Stay safe everyone, please stay at home,” she wrote.
Sadly, it became one of the last updates from the 23-year-old.
Charlotte was found dead in her home after finishing her shift on Monday, according to the Daily Mail. Her own colleagues were called to her home after receiving an 911 call. But Charlotte’s life could not be saved.
Ason Killens, chief executive at the Welsh Ambulance Service, said:
”It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm the sudden death of one of our paramedics on Monday evening. Charlotte Cope, who is based in Gelli, Rhondda Cynon Taf, was a much-loved member of the Welsh Ambulance Service family having joined the organization in 2018 after qualifying as a paramedic. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Charlotte’s family, who we are supporting through this difficult time”.
The young woman, who worked hard to keep people safe during the corona pandemic, was loved by many.
Friend and colleague Connor Quinn describes Charlotte:
”Her heartwarming nature could be felt by everyone in her presence to which she was completely oblivious, this made her all the more special. I think I speak on behalf of all her friends and colleagues when I say we are heartbroken and devastated and we all miss and love you so much. To her she was just another ordinary girl, but to us she was that one little bit of happiness and cheer we are often looking for within the ambulance service especially at these unpredictable times,” he said.
Connor Quinn has also helped raise funds to support Charlotte’s family with the funeral costs, especially as they could be unable to attend due to the current pandemic.
So far, the fundraising has collected 16,000 dollars.
‘I understand these are financially hard times and there are lots of other fundraisers currently running, but even the smallest of donations will be appreciated.
‘Sleep tight Charl’.
RIP Charlotte… and thank you!
So sorry for her families loss, my prayers are with them. ❤🙏