Carson Middle School student dies in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - An 8th grade student at Carson Middle School died at the hospital Friday after being found in a school bathroom.

A statement released Saturday morning from Fort Carson Public Affairs said:

"Fort Carson is saddened by the loss of one of our young family members, a student at Carson Middle School. This is a tragedy for our community and our thoughts and prayers are with the student's family and friends. Counselors are being made available to assist students during this difficult time.

"There is no danger or threat to the community at this time.

"A thorough investigation is being completed into the events surrounding yesterday's tragedy."

Fountain-Fort Carson District 8 also sent out the following statement:

"Our deepest condolences go out to the family, the friends, the staff and the Fountain-Fort Carson community for this loss."