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School pay tribute to murdered schoolgirl

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Special assembly held at Fircroft School in Tooting Bec for 8 year old Imani Green youngster shot dead in Jamaica @itvlondon

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Local Pastor attends assembly to offer comfort to fellow pupils of 8 year old Imani Green who was shot dead in Jamaica @itvlondon

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Fellow pupils of Imani Green who was shot dead in Jamaica drawing pictures in "free lesson" as way of processing news @itvlondon

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School hold special assembly for murdered schoolgirl

Ronke Phillips from ITV News London visited Fircroft Primary School in Tooting, where Imani Green was taught before she was killed during a family visit to Jamaica.

There she spoke to head teacher, Anne Wilson, who said: "She was a special little girl who was popular with staff and pupils alike."

She continued: "The school had given her special permission to travel to Jamaica because of her condition (Sickle Cell Anemia.) So the news was doubly tragic because she had gone there in an attempt to benefit her health."

This morning there was a special assembly at the school, where Reverand Andrew Davey from the local Holy Trinity Church, spoke to the children.

All the pupils from the school are being offered special counselling if they feel that they need it.

Headteacher pays tribute to girl shot dead in Jamaica

Anne Wilson, head teacher of Fircroft Primary School in Tooting, has paid tribute to pupil Imani Green, who was shot dead in Jamaica during a family visit to the country.

"The entire Fircroft School community is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the death of our pupil Imani Green. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family to whom we pledge our continuing love and support."

– Anne Wilson, Headteacher, Fircroft Primary School

Community left in shock as girl shot dead in Jamaica

Eight year old Imani Green was shot dead while on holiday with her family Credit: ITV News

Neighbours of eight year old Imani Green from Balham have spoken of their sorrow following the girl's death.

She was shot dead in the town of Duncans in Jamaica on Friday night.

One friend of the family said: "This is a close-knit community, so this is going to hurt us."

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