The Metropolitan Police have confirmed the result of a post-mortem this afternoon, saying 15 year old Shereka Marsh died from a gunshot wound to the neck.
They also formally confirmed her identity. Enquiries are still ongoing after a gun was recovered inside the house where she was killed.
Tributes flood in for the 15 year old Hackney girl shot at the weekend.
A 15 year old girl who was shot dead at a home in Hackney yesterday afternoon has been named by close friends as Shereka Marsh.