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Family of Katie Rough, 7, release video ahead of funeral

Katie Rough. Photo: Family photo

The family of a seven-year-old girl found stabbed to death in a playing field in York have released a video of messages from around the world, called 'Katie, our love for you is so strong. From all over the world #teamrough'.

Katie was found with severe injuries in the Woodthorpe area of the city on January 9th.

A 15 year old girl has been charged with her murder.

Katie's mum, Alison, is now encouraging people on social media to use the hashtag #teamrough to pay tribute to her daughter.

Katie's funeral will take place at York Minster on Monday.

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