"Her mother always knew where she was"

A police officer lays flowers handed to him at the scene in Eastway, Hackney, where Shereka died Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

MP Meg Hillier, the schoolgirl's family said:

"Shereka Marsh was a lovely typical, bubbly outgoing teenager with lots of friends.

"She was not involved in gangs or violence. She did not drink or take drugs. Her mother always knew where she was.

"Shereka was a responsible, hard working young woman with so much to look forward to."

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