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Christina Edkins funeral: 'We are devastated' - family statement

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of a teenager who died after being stabbed on a bus in Birmingham.

Christina Edkins, aged 16, died on 7 March after being attacked on the number 9 service on the Hagley Road, as she travelled to school.

Before the service, in a statement on behalf of Christina's family, her cousin Stephen Newby said they had been overwhelmed by the reaction of the public.

  • 22 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK