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An inquiry following the death of murdered schoolgirl Tia Sharp said there were "missed opportunities" for authorities to engage with the 12-year-old's family.
The report by Merton Safeguarding Children Board said: "Merton Children's Social Care services received a number of referrals about Child A's family.
"These referrals arose from general concerns and there was no direct evidence of abuse or neglect, but the earlier referrals were not followed up thoroughly.
"These were missed opportunities to assess and try to engage with the family."
A Merton Safeguarding Children Board inquiry into the death of murdered schoolgirl Tia Sharp said there was no information she was at risk of physical harm.
Authorities had no warning signs that the life of murdered schoolgirl Tia Sharp was in danger, an inquiry has found.
The 12-year-old was sexually assaulted and murdered by her grandmother's boyfriend Stuart Hazell in August last year after he developed an obsession with her.
An "inappropriate tolerance" was given to drug abuse among her family and Tia's repeated absences from school were not tackled properly, a report by Merton Safeguarding Children Board found.
Her mother Natalie Sharp was on the brink of prosecution for her truancy - until grandmother Christine Bicknell intervened by saying Tia could stay at her home.
A few weeks later the schoolgirl was dead.