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Casey-Lyanne Kearney stabbing: Hundreds attend vigil

Hundreds of people have attended a candlelit vigil in memory of a 13-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed in Doncaster.

Casey-Lyanne Kearney died after dialling 999 for help following the attack in Elmfield Park on Tuesday.

Friends and relatives lit candles, laid floral tributes and released Chinese lanterns at the scene.

Earlier, her parents described her as a "beautiful, intelligent and bright young girl".

Hannah Bonser, 26, of Cusworth House, Doncaster, has been remanded in custody after being charged with murder.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 16 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK
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