Tributes to North West teenager shot in America

Tributes have been paid to a teenager from the North West found dead in Florida.

According to US reports Alex Hollinghurst, 17, and Brandon Goode, 18, are believed to have killed themselves after the officer was murdered in Orlando.

Alex was born in Oldham and lived there until she was six. Her family moved to Hadfield where she attended St. Andrew's C.E. Junior School until the age of 11. It's thought her family left Hadfield for the US in 2010.

She was with us until the age of 11. She was an able pupil, sociable, with a lot of friends. Our thoughts are with her and her family."

– Head Teacher Andrew Cartledge

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North West teenager shot dead in America

Alex Hollinghurst's body was found yards from a police officer who had also been shot. Police believe she and her boyfriend may have killed the officer before committing suicide.