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Trooper Jack Burnell-Williams reportedly took part in the late Queen’s funeral procession.

The Pediment Horse Guards, Outside the Knightsbridge Barracks home of the Household CavalryImage source, Getty Images

An 18-year-old soldier has been found dead at an Army barracks in London.

Trooper Jack Burnell-Williams died on Wednesday after being found unresponsive at Hyde Park Barracks just before 16:00 BST.

According to reports, he was involved in the late Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral arrangements.

An Army spokesman said: “Our thoughts are with the soldier’s family and friends at this difficult time and we ask that their privacy is respected.”

The death is not being treated as suspicious. His next of kin have been informed.

The case has been referred to the coroner, a Met Police spokesman said.

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