Tributes to Kendal schoolgirl

Tributes have been paid to 15 year-old Helena Farrell who was found dead on Friday night in a Kendal woodland.

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Family tribute to Helena Farrell

The family of a 15 year-old girl found dead in woodland in Kendal have described her as 'beautiful, loved and cherished'.

Helena Farrell was found in the woodland close to the Castle Green hotel in the town on Friday night.

'Helena Farrell, 15, the beautiful, loved and cherished daughter of Enda and Maria Farrell and sister of Declan Farrell died tragically on Friday night.

'The family have requested privacy at this time.'

– Farrell family

Cumbria police are investigating the circumstances surrounding her death but are not treating it as suspicious.

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