Man held after two girls killed

Police investigating the death of two teenage girls who were killed in Gosport after being hit by a car have been given more time to question a 20-year-old man in custody.

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Police given more time to quiz murder suspect

Police investigating the death of two teenage girls who were killed in Gosport after being hit by a car have been given more time to question a 20-year-old man in custody.

Detectives now have until 00.25am on Thursday before a decision is made on whether to charge the suspect.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "The courts have granted more time for detectives to continue questioning a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a fatal road traffic collision in Gosport on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

"The suspect can now remain under arrest in police custody for interviewing until 12.25am on the morning of Thursday, November 7, 2013.

"A decision will follow on whether there is enough evidence at that time to charge the suspect with a criminal offence."

Mother reads tributes to crash death daughter

Jasmine's mother Rosemary is pictured here reading tribute messages left with near her home. Credit: Solent News and Picture Agency

The heartbroken mother of a teenage girl killed after being hit by a car close to her home has read the many tributes to her daughter.

Jasmine Allsop, 14, and best friend Olivia Lewry, 16, both of Gosport, died after being fatally injured by a car near Ann’s Hill Road.

Jasmine's mother Rosemary is pictured here reading tribute messages left with near her home.

Detectives are continuing to question a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

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Social media warning after girls' deaths

Police investigating the deaths of two teenage girls in Gosport are urging people to avoid posting details on social media.

Police say: “This plea particularly applies to names and possible motives of people perceived to be involved in the circumstances surrounding this case.

“Such speculation is upsetting and disrespectful to the victims’ families, and can also have unintended effects on important lines of enquiry and evidence ahead of any future court case.”

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Police given more time to question man

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Olivia Lewry and Jasmine Allsop were killed in a crash in Gosport Credit: Solent News & Photo Agency

Detectives from the Hampshire Major Investigation Team have been given more time to question a suspect after a fatal road traffic collision in Gosport.

The victims, two teenage girls from Gosport, were pedestrians involved in a collision with a green Honda Civic car, which was being driven along Ann’s Hill Road at approximately 4am on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Jasmine Allsop, aged 14, died at the scene of the collision in Ann’s Hill Road in Gosport. Olivia Lewry, aged 16, was taken to hospital where she died later.

School's 'thoughts with families' after tragic Gosport deaths

Brune Park Community School have released a statement after the sad death of two teenagers in Gosport.

Jasmine Allsop was a student at Brune Park and Olivia Lewry attended St Vincent College and she was a previous pupil of Brune Park school.

The two girls, 16 and 14, were fatally hit by a car in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Our thoughts and prayers are with their families at this dreadful time.

We have in place a number of procedures and support from Hampshire County Council to work with and support our students at this tragic time.

They were both independent, strong-minded individuals who lived their lives to the full with confidence and a sense of humour and a sense of fun. We will miss them both immensely and their unique talents which they displayed."

– Brune Park Community School

Man still questioned after deaths of girls

A man is still being questioned after the deaths of two teenage girls who were killed following a crash in Gosport.

Fourteen-year-old Jasmine Allsop and Olivia Lewry, 16, were mown down as they walked along Ann's Hill Road in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 20-year-old driver remains in police custody.

College will 'support students' after Gosport deaths

St Vincent College have issued a statement after one of their pupils was tragically killed in Hampshire at the weekend.

Jasmine Allsop, 14, and Olivia Lewry, 16, were hit by a car early on Sunday morning on a road in Gosport.

A 20-year-old man from Gosport has been arrested in connection with the deaths.

St Vincent College would like to send its sincere condolences to the families involved in this tragic event, which occurred over the weekend.The college has put in place procedures to appropriately support and reassure students and staff affected by the incident and is also working closely with Hampshire Constabulary to support its investigation."

– St Vincent College
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